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"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 Waldo Emerson, as a favor to Whitman. It would later be published in an update of his noteworthy collection, "Leaves of Grass." Other poems and reviews of period literature is present throughout. See images for details. It is great to have the 1st appearance of this Whitman poem in an authentic, contemporary original publication.
Complete in 126 pages with only minor foxing. See images for details. Overall quite good.
Other news of the day is found throughout.
Complete in 12 pages, in very good condition.
Category: Post-Civil War