With Walt Whitman in Camden, by Horace Traubel
A BIBLIOGRAPHIC HANDLIST
Copyright 1997 by W L Bentley Rare Books. All Rights Reserved.
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VOLUME 5:
Bibliographic Description



ITEM [5]
Southern Illinois University Press, 1962

Title Page:
WITH | WALT WHITMAN | IN CAMDEN | April 8--September 14, 1889 | [short rule 12 mm] | By HORACE TRAUBEL | Edited by | GERTRUDE TRAUBEL | SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY PRESS | CARBONDALE, ILLINOIS
Collation:
(14.7 x 22.0 cm) [unsigned; 1-1716]; 272 leaves;
pp.[i-x] xi-xii [xiii-xiv] 1-524 [6].
Contents:
i: half-title "WITH WALT WHITMAN | IN CAMDEN | April 8--September 14, 1889". ii: frontispiece. iii: title. iv: copyright "Copyright 1964, by Gertrude Traubel | Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 8-5603 | Printed in the United States of America". v: preface "EDITORS' PREFACE". vi: blank. vii: acknowledgments. viii: blank. ix: contents. x: blank. xi-xii: list of illustrations "ILLUSTRATIONS CONTAINED | IN THIS VOLUME". xiii: list of letters "LETTERS CONTAINED | IN THIS VOLUME | (Including Other Manuscripts of Walt Whitman)". xiv: blank. 1-512: conversations. 513-524: index.
Plates:
All plates on coated stock:
  • Frontispiece tipped onto 11v;
  • 8-leaf gathering of plates on coated stock inserted between gatherings [8] and [9] (following page 242).
Binding:
Dark green linen texture cloth. Top and fore edges trimmed. Top edge gilt. FRONT: Blind-stamped frame. SPINE: Gold-blocked intertwining leaves around lettering "WITH | WALT | WHITMAN | IN | CAMDEN | 5 | HORACE | TRAUBEL | SOUTHERN | ILLINOIS".
Dustjacket:
Black on cream colored stock.
Typography and Paper:
11/13 Scotch Roman text. Ivory wove paper; "WARREN'S OLDE STYLE" watermark.
Notes to Item [5]:
  1. The dustjacket includes the following information on the back cover: "... Volume 4 of the Horace Traubel papers, in a new binding uniform with the first three volumes of the series. Except for the new binding and a new frontispiece and title page, done in the style of the first three volumes, this is the original printing...." "$8.00"