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674711

Very first appearance of Walt Whitman's poem "The Dead Emperor"...

Item #674711

March 10, 1888

NEW YORK HERALD, March 10, 1888



* Walt Whitman's "The Dead Emperor" poem - 1st appearance



Page 6 has a poem titled: "The Dead Emperor", signed in block type: WALT WHITMAN .

This is the very first appearance of this poem as verified by the Walt Whitman Archive. It is very significant as such.  It would later appear in his noteworthy compilation, "Leaves of G... See More  

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673170

Very first appearance of Walt Whitman's poem "A Prairie Sunset"...

Item #673170

March 09, 1888

NEW YORK HERALD, March 9, 1888 



* Walt Whitman's "A Prairie Sunset" poem - 1st appearance



Page 6 has a poem titled: "A Prairie Sunset", signed in block type, WALT WHITMAN .

This is the very first appearance of this poem as verified by the Walt Whitman Archive. It is very significant as such.  It would later appear in his noteworthy compilation, "Leaves... See More  

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672528

Very first appearance of Walt Whitman's poem "LIFE"...

Item #672528

April 15, 1888

NEW YORK HERALD, April 15, 1888 



* Walt Whitman's "LIFE"

* First appearance in printing

* Would appear later in "Leaves of Grass"



The 5th column of page 16 has the poem titled: "LIFE", signed in block type, WALT WHITMAN - this being the very first appearance of this poem as verified by the Walt Whitman Archive. It is very significant as suc... See More  

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672524

Very first appearance of Walt Whitman's poem "To-Day of Thee""...

Item #672524

April 23, 1888

NEW YORK HERALD, April 23, 1888 



* Walt Whitman's "TO-DAY OF THEE"

* First appearance in printing

* Would appear later in "Leaves of Grass"



On the fourth column of page 6  is the poem titled: "TO-DAY OF THEE", signed in block type, WALT WHITMAN - this being the very first appearance of this poem as verified by the Walt Whitman Archive.... See More  

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672515

Very first appearance of Walt Whitman's poem "Broadway"...

Item #672515

April 10, 1888

NEW YORK HERALD, April 10, 1888 



* Walt Whitman's "Broadway"

* First appearance in printing


* Would appear later in "Leaves of Grass"



In the third column of page 6 is the poem titled: "Broadway", signed in block type, WALT WHITMAN - this being the very first appearance of this poem as verified by the Walt Whitman Archive. It is very significant a... See More  

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671988

First appearance of a Walt Whitman poem...

Item #671988

March 08, 1888

NEW YORK HERALD, March 1, 1888 



* Walt Whitman's "My Canary Bird" poem - 1st appearance



The top half of page 6 has the printing of a short poem: "My Canary Bird" by Walt Whitman as noted at its conclusion. This was the very first printing of this Whitman poem as verified by the Walt Whitman Archive, and is very significant as such.

Twelve pages, partially loose ... See More  

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664773

Short-lived labor newspaper with much on the Paris Commune...

Item #664773

March 15, 1884

TRUTH, San Francisco, California, March 15, 1884 



* Rare publication



During its brief life (1882-1884), "Truth" published local, national, and international labor news, along with a wide range of radical literature.

The ftpg. has a print of: "Delescluse - The Tancred of the Commune" being the famous Paris Commune. The balance of the ftpg. is concerning the Commune, ... See More  

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663916

First appearance of a Walt Whitman poem...

Item #663916

February 27, 1888

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 27, 1888 



* Walt Whitman's "Mannahatta" poem - 1st appearance



Near the bottom of page 6 is the printing of a short poem: "Mannahatta" by Walt Whitman as noted at its conclusion. This was the very first printing of this Whitman poem as verified by the Walt Whitman Archive, and is very significant as such.

Ten pages, partially loose at the sp... See More  

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663775

Walt Whitman (with sketch) & Robert Ingersoll debate in 1890...

Item #663775

October 26, 1890

THE WORLD, Oct. 26, 1890



* Dialogue between "the beloved" Walt Whitman and "the brilliant" Robert Ingersoll



Page 10 has the account of a wonderful discussion between Walt Whitman and Robert Ingersoll. See images for details. Additional news of the day with period advertising is found throughout.

Complete in 38 pages, and in overall good condition, but this issue is from ... See More  

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662333

First appearance of a Walt Whitman poem...

Item #662333

February 23, 1888

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 23, 1888 





* Walt Whitman's "Old Salt Kossabone" - 1st appearance



Near the bottom of page 6 is the printing of a poem: "Old Salt Kossabone" by Walt Whitman as noted at its conclusion. This was the very first printing of this Whitman poem as verified by the Walt Whitman Archive, and is very significant as such.

Twelve pages, some margin tea... See More  

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661647

First appearance of a Walt Whitman poem...

Item #661647

February 23, 1888

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 23, 1888  Near the bottom of page 4 is the printing of a poem: "The Dismantled Ship" by Walt Whitman as noted at its conclusion. This was the very first printing of this Whitman poem as verified by the Walt Whitman Archive, and is very significant as such.

Twelve pages, some margin tears, toned at the margins, should be handled carefully.... See More  

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655880

Very first appearance of Walt Whitman's poem "Soon Shall the Winter's Foil Be Here"...

Item #655880

February 21, 1888

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 21, 1888 



* Walt Whitman's "Soon Shall the Winter's Foil Be Here"

* First 1st appearance in printing




Near the middle of page 6 is a poem titled: "Soon Shall the Winter's Foil Be Here" by the noted Walt Whitman, this being the very first appearance of this poem in print as verified by the Walt Whitman Archive, and is very signif... See More  

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654279

Walt Whitman, Mark Twain, & George Childs...

80th birthday tributes to John Greenleaf Whittier...

Item #654279

December 15, 1887

THE NEW YORK HERALD, December 15, 1887



* "As The Greeks Signal Flame" - Walt Whitman writes a poetic tribute to his friend...

* written for the New York Herald

* Mark Twain's eloquent tribute also included




Page 3 is almost entirely dedicated to tributes and accolades for John Greenleaf Whittier in recognition of his 80th birthday. "As The Greeks Signal Flame" is a W... See More  

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653647

Very first appearance of Walt Whitman's poem "True Conquerors"...

Item #653647

February 15, 1888

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 15, 1888



* Walt Whitman's "True Conquerors" - 1st appearance



Near the middle of page 6 is a poem titled: "True Conquerors" by the noted Walt Whitman, this being the very first appearance of this poem in print as verified by the Walt Whitman Archive, and is very significant as such. Complete in 12 pages, light toning with more at the edges, v... See More  

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652933

Very first appearance of Walt Whitman's poem "After The Dazzle of Day"...

Item #652933

February 03, 1888

NEW YORK HERALD, February 3, 1888  On page 4 is a poem titled: "After the Dazzle of Day", reading in its entirety:



"After the dazzle of day is gone

Only the dark night shows to my eyes the stars;

After the clangor of organ majestic or chorus or perfect band

Silent athwart my soul moves the symphony true.

WALT WHITMAN".




This is the very first  appearance of t... See More  

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652738

Walt Whitman's "To Those Who've Fail'd"... 1st appearance...

Item #652738

January 27, 1888

THE NEW YORK HERALD, January 27, 1888



* Walt Whitman's "To Those Who've Fail'd"

* 1st appearance - quite rare




Page 6 has Walt Whitman's "To Those Who've Fail'd," which was a piece written exclusively for the New York Herald. The entire text reads:



To those who've fail'd in aspirations vast,
To unnamed soldiers, fall'n in fro
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652737

Walt Whitman's "ABRAHAM LINCOLN (BORN FEB. 12, 1809)"... 1st appearance...

Item #652737

February 12, 1888

THE NEW YORK HERALD, February 12, 1888



* Walt Whitman's "ABRAHAM LINCOLN (BORN FEB. 12, 1809)"

* 1st appearance - quite rare




Page 12 has Walt Whitman's "ABRAHAM LINCOLN (BORN FEB. 12, 1809)," which was a piece written exclusively for the New York Herald. While noteworthy, it is certainly one of his shortest poems. The entire text reads: "ABRAHAM LINCOLN (BOR... See More  

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652648

Very first appearance of Walt Whitman's poem "Halcyon Days"

Item #652648

January 29, 1888

NEW YORK HERALD, January 29, 1888 



* Walt Whitman - American poet

* 1st Appearance of "Halcyon Days"




At the top of page 12 is a poem titled: "Halcyon Days" by the noted Walt Whitman, this being the very first appearance of this poem in print as verified by the Walt Whitman Archive, and is very significant as such. Complete in 24 pages, light toning, very good c... See More  

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652373

"Bardic Symbols" -by Walt Whitman - his 1st apperance in The Atlantic Monthly

Item #652373
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, April, 1860



* Walt Whitman's "Bardic Symbols" - 1st appearance

* also Whitman's 1st appearance in The Atlantic Monthly

* 2 lines deleted by the publisher




Pages 445-447 have Walt Whitman's, "Bardic Symbols," which is both the poem's 1st appearance and Whitman's 1st contribution to The Atlantic Monthly. According to the Walt Whitm... See More  

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652371

"Proud Music of the Sea Storm" -by Walt Whitman - submitted by Ralph Waldo Emerson...

Item #652371
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, February, 1869



* Walt Whitman's "Proud Music of the Sea Storm" - 1st appearance

* submitted to The Atlantic Monthly on behalf of Whitman as a favor




Pages 199-203 have Walt Whitman's, "Proud Music of the Sea Storm," which, according to the Walt Whitman Archive, has the distinction of being a poem submitted to The Atlantic Monthly by Ralph Wal... See More  

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652366

Walt Whitman's "Two Rivulet's"... 1st appearance (extracts)...

Item #652366

February 19, 1876

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, February 19, 1876



* Pre-publication extracts of "Two Rivulets" - 1st appearance

* Much on and by Walt Whitman

* 1st major works since "Leaves of Grass"




Page 4, under the heading, "WALT WHITMAN'S POEMS," has per-publication extracts from "Two Rivulets," and are believed to be their 1st appearance. Included are "Eidolons,&quo... See More  

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652355

"As a Strong Bird on Pinions Free"...

Walt Whitman writes a poem for Dartmouth's Commencement......

Item #652355

June 26, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 26, 1872



* Walt Whitman

* "As a Strong Bird on Pinions Free"

* Considered the 1st publication




Page 3 has Walt Whitman's, "As a Strong Bird on Pinions Free," which was a poem he wrote and delivered at the 1872 Commencement at Dartmouth College. This printing was actually from the day prior to the Commencement, making it one of the earliest i... See More  

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652163

Newspaper appearance of a Walt Whitman poem...

Item #652163

March 22, 1850

SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, June 22, 1850 



* Walt Whitman - American poet

* 2nd Appearance of "Resurgemus"




A very notable issue for any literary collector as the front page contains at the head of the first column the second newspaper appearance of Walt Whitman's poem "Resurgemus" signed by him in type at its conclusion: Walter Whitman. The very first appearance was on... See More  

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177824

"Plutarch Lights of History--Whitman"...

Item #177824

February 26, 1916

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, New York, February 26, 1916



This issue has a color cover page before the title page.



In this issue, there are several articles including "Pen, Ink and War" by Elon Jessup which includes several ink illustrations; "What I Saw in Poland" by W. H. Hamilton; "The Senate and Republican Victory" by McGegor; "Mobilizing the AD.&... See More  

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$45.00
177541
Item #177541

October 30, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 30, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue.The front page of this issue has a photo of "Charles Seymour Whitman."



This issue has an illustration of "Removing the Mask" by Kemble and there is a photo of "A Wandering Star--Miss Marie Doro." There is a double page illustration of "The Same Old Game by the Same ... See More  

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175696

Walt Whitman... Caribou in Maine...

Item #175696

April 02, 1892

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 2, 1892  Full front page shows sailors: 'Loading an 8 inch Gun'. Full page: 'Faust at the Metropolitan Opera House, N.Y. City' Most of a pg. shows: 'The Late Walt Whitman'.

Half of a centerfold shows: 'Columbian Exposition, Chicago--The Grand Court' & nearly half page: 'Caribou in Northern Maine' Full page: '... See More  

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172506

The Second Wisconsin Volunteers... The Second Buffalo Regiment...

Item #172506

September 28, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 28, 1861  One of the prime features of this issue is Walt Whitman's first Harper's Weekly appearance: "Beat! Beat! Drums!"

Additional content includes: the full front page is a scene of the: "Gallant Exploit of Captain Strong of the Second Wisconsin Volunteers". The many prints inside include a very small: "Plan of the... See More  

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174482

Scenes of Mentone...

Item #174482

August 21, 1880

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 21, 1880  Full front page political cartoon by Nast: 'A Tail Praising Its Head'. Full page with 8 scenes: 'New Main Drainage Works for Boston'. Nice doublepage centerfold shows 9 'Scenes at Chautauqua'. 3/4 page shows 8 scenes 'View of Mentone and the Surrounding District'. Another full page Thomas Nast print 'Hard (Up)... See More  

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175670

Drexel University...

Item #175670

January 02, 1892

HARPER'S WEEKLY January 2, 1892  Front full pg. portrait of "Anthony Joseph Drexel." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Drexel Institute of Art, Science, and Industries." Seven large illus. of "Sketches at the 'Circus of Troop A'." Double page center fold of "Careful Now! Careful!" Full pg. illus. of "Father Knickerbocker's Reveries at... See More  

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176236

Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks...

Item #176236

June 05, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 5, 1897  Fullpg. with 9 illus. & photos of: 'With the Cuban Insurgents--Gomez Meets Gen. Banderas'. Nice fullpg. showing Blacks: 'Sunday Morning in the Virginia Pines'. Nice doublepage centerfold shows 9 photos of 'Our National Parks...' including Yosemite, Sequoia & others.

Other news and advertisements of the day are inclu... See More  

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175180

Denver print... Card-playing in New Mexico... Walt Whitman's views of literature...

Item #175180

April 23, 1887

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 23, 1887  The entire ftpg. is a print by R. F. Zogbaum captioned: "The Prairie Letter Box" showing a cowboy on horseback dropping a letter in a mail box.

Other prints in this issue including a fullpg. with 5 vignettes of: "The Celebration of the Columbia College Centennial"; two-thirds of a page with 3 prints on: "The Great Fire a... See More  

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