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Walt Whitman"s backward glances

Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman"s backward glances

A backward glance o"er travel"d roads, and two contributory essays hitherto uncollected.

by Walt Whitman

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesBackward glance o"er travel"d roads.
StatementEdited with an introd. on the evolution of the text, by Sculley Bradley and John A. Stevenson.
SeriesEssay index reprint series
ContributionsBradley, Sculley, 1897-, ed., Stevenson, John A. 1886-1949, ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3202 1968
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 51 p.
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5631437M
LC Control Number68057347

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