Author: Ed Folsom (University of Iowa)
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). doi: https://doi.org/10.13008/2153-3695.1816