Author Archives: John Vincler

About John Vincler

Rare Book Research Librarian, Research and Instructional Services, Louis Round Wilson Special Collection Library, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Judging the 1855 Leaves of Grass by its Covers

Why collect more than one copy of a book?  Books have histories: How were they made?  Who owned them?  How were they used or read, and by whom? The RBC holds two copies of the first edition of Walt Whitman’s … Continue reading

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