Offers the results to date for the census of copies of the first edition of Leaves of Grass, reporting that 158 copies have so far been located; goes on to suggest how the census results change our understanding of the first edition, and offers a "printer's examination" of the 1855 Leaves, emphasizing the enormous number of variations in the copies. Raw census data updated on 12/1/2016.
How to Cite:
Folsom, E., (2006) “The Census of the 1855 Leaves of Grass: A Preliminary Report”, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 24(2/3), 71-84. doi: https://doi.org/10.13008/2153-3695.1816
Rights: Copyright © 2006 Ed Folsom