Item #57826 Bervance; or, father and son [as contained in]: The United States magazine and democratic review, Vol. IX, No. XLII. Walt Whitman.

Bervance; or, father and son [as contained in]: The United States magazine and democratic review, Vol. IX, No. XLII

New York: J. & H. G. Langley, 1841. First edition of this story, 8vo, pp. 32, iv, [3], 516-612; engraved frontispiece portraits of Andrew Jackson and Washington Irving; original printed front wrapper, lower wrapper and spine perished, upper wrapper slightly chipped at edges and reattached, and with small ink-burn hole affecting vignette, previous owner's signature, light annotation in beginning and end of Whitman's story; good. An early Whitman publication. Whitman wrote nine short stories for The Democratic Review during his early career. Bervance was his third, and was not often reprinted. Myerson E33. Item #57826

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