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5.0 out of 5 stars Absolutely wonderful!
This is poetry at it's very best, it is truly a life-changing experience. Leaves of grass is a book to treasure for a lifetime, a feast for the heart and mind every time you open it. Whitman's soul is in direct communion with yours as he weaves a tapestry of wonder and joy on every page. His words burn deep and enter into the very fibre of your being and I guarantee that...
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1.0 out of 5 stars Beware!
Two buffoons have already given me negative votes for writing this piece. What planet are they living on? Please read it carefully and then see it for what it is - me trying to be helpful!There is much confusion over editions of Leaves of Grass! I really recommend that you DO NOT BUY until you have checked with the seller it is the actual edition you want. The facsimile...
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18 of 19 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Absolutely wonderful!, 26 May 2009
This is poetry at it's very best, it is truly a life-changing experience. Leaves of grass is a book to treasure for a lifetime, a feast for the heart and mind every time you open it. Whitman's soul is in direct communion with yours as he weaves a tapestry of wonder and joy on every page. His words burn deep and enter into the very fibre of your being and I guarantee that once you are touched by walt's magic you will never be the same...
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5 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good price for Books, 12 July 2010
Thanks for this edition of leaves of grass it's a good way of bought books and to introduce and know a new culture. I'm a Spaniard and here it's more difficult to found books a good price like this you can buy in Amazon.
Thanks To Dover Thrift Editions cause I received the book more or less around a week in good conditions and as I told you a good price!
Hope to deal more with you!
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Juan Carlos Martín
Plasencia (Extremadura)
Spain
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3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Beware!, 3 Jan 2014
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Adrian Drew (UK) - See all my reviews
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Two buffoons have already given me negative votes for writing this piece. What planet are they living on? Please read it carefully and then see it for what it is - me trying to be helpful!There is much confusion over editions of Leaves of Grass! I really recommend that you DO NOT BUY until you have checked with the seller it is the actual edition you want. The facsimile editions are rare and quite expensive. The 1855 edition is totally different from the Deathbed edition which cottons 350 more poems.Despite carefully checking in advance - I was sent a modern reprint NOT the wonderful Library of American Poets edition actually advertised! Amazon sorted it out for me but I could not purchase the edition on Amazon I wanted and ended up using a specialist antiquarian book site who really knew what they were doing! Despite it's generally excellent service, Amazon do not always seem to be able to differentiate between editions of books or DVDs, and everything, including reviews, end up being lumped together - often with disastrous results such as I have experienced - for its customers. So many people have complained about this so I cannot see why Amazon do not correct the problem.

If you want the true product listed above - The Library of American Poets facsimile - and there now seems to be one real edition available at £90 - rest assured it's a wonderfully produced copy and in its size, weight, type press setting etc, provides you with a book as near to the original as you could ever hope for - or afford!! It's like holding the actual publication Whitman produced - for he typeset, printed and bound the original copies himself!
This facsimile is a wonderful, and much prized, artifact.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars, 20 July 2014
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Good, enlightened poetry from the grand uomo imself.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars, 8 Sep 2014
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Fast delivery and good value for money
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