New York: Limited Editions Club, 1942. First edition thus. Two hardcovers. Number 1057 from an edition of 1500 copies. Features 49 black and white images taken by Edward Weston in 1941 and 1942 while on "an extensive tour of Democratic America." Both books have evidence of dampstaining with Volume 1 bearing the brunt of it with some waviness to the pages and some evidence of it to the boards as well and with some minor wear to the base of the spine. Volume 2 has some much more faint evidence of the mosture. Both books have some very minor wear to the leather spine labels and in a very good plus slipcase that has some small chipping to the spine label. No dust jackets. Signed by Weston on the colophon of Volume 2. Weston has additionally inscribed volume 1 on the front free endpaper. Despite the flaws a solid set of one of the more attractive editions of this classic books of poems offered here in the bicentennial of Whitman's birth.