Leaves of grass
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Cover Design: Jim Manis; image: Walt Whitman, age
37, frontispiece to Leaves of Grass, Fulton St., Brooklyn,
N.Y., steel engraving by Samuel Hollyer from a lost da-
guerreotype by Gabriel Harrison.