Walt Whitman's Civil War; Compiled & Edited from Published & Unpublished Sources. WALTER LOWENFELS, NAN BRAYMER.
Walt Whitman's Civil War; Compiled & Edited from Published & Unpublished Sources

Walt Whitman's Civil War; Compiled & Edited from Published & Unpublished Sources

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. 5.875 x 8.5 in. xvi, 333 + [3] pp. Near fine in original brown cloth and fine dust jacket. Item #32621

Inscribed by Lowenfels to Jonathan Williams in year of publication on front free endpaper, "This was an impossible / book for Whitman to / write and almost / impossible for me—and / I am signing it for / Jonathan Williams so / he will know never / to try anything but / the impossible—also in / friendship— / Walter Lowenfels / [?] 1960". Jonathan Williams' Jargon Society published Lowenfels' "Some Deaths" in 1964 as Jargon 32. "Lowenfels is ... one of the most significant poets of my generation." - Kenneth Rexroth.

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