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[Holograph literary fragments and notes for poems, on 47 paper slips, tipped into 3 volumes].

Title
[Holograph literary fragments and notes for poems, on 47 paper slips, tipped into 3 volumes].
Author
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892.
Publication
[s.l., ca. 1855]

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TextPermit needed Berg Coll+ Whitman, Walt Holograph literary fragments (3 vols.)Schwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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47 slips; approx. 4x8cm. - 11x19cm.
Alternative Title
  • Walt Whitman \ a series of thirty suggestions for poems and lectures \ original manuscript
  • Series of thirty suggestions for poems and lectures
  • Walt Whitman \ "Like Earth o river, you offer us burial" \ earliest draft of a canto for Songs of myself \ original holograph manuscript \ 1855
  • Like Earth o river, you offer us burial
  • Walt Whitman \ suggestions for poems \ (soliloquies) \ Reflections \ Suffering \ Points and Proem \ Broad-axe \ Amativness and spirituality \ The law is grand \ A string of poems \ A remembrance \ Indian Summer \ Walks in the woods \ List of appendices (L. of G.) \ original manuscripts
  • Suggestions for poems (soliloquies)
  • Collection of 55 literary fragments.
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  • A collection of 47 scraps of paper bearing approximately 55 different manuscript verses and notes by Walt Whitman, in pen and pencil. One slip also bears a newspaper clipping, with Whitman's notes on the side.
  • Tipped into 3 volumes bound (ca. 1920) by Sandorski & Sutcliffe in London, England, each volume bearing calligraphic title in red and black.
  • At least seventeen of the slips bear text on recto and verso ; of these, twelve have been removed and rehinged on the original bound leaves, the others are tipped in on at least two sides and remain illegible or partially legible.
  • Scraps collected by Richard Maurice Bucke, friend of the poet and author of "Walt Whitman" (published 1883).
  • Provenance: Dr. Richard Maurice Bucke ; Bliss Perry [?] ; bound by Sandorski & Sutlciffe in London, England ; W. T. H Howe [?] ; Louis D. Brodsky.
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Call Number
Berg Coll+ Whitman, Walt Holograph literary fragments
OCLC
851581980
Author
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892.
Title
[Holograph literary fragments and notes for poems, on 47 paper slips, tipped into 3 volumes].
Imprint
[s.l., ca. 1855]
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Brodsky, Louis Daniel. Former owner
Bucke, Richard Maurice, 1837-1902. Former owner
Bucke, Richard Maurice, 1837-1902. Collection registrar
Other Title
Series of thirty suggestions for poems and lectures
Other Title
Like Earth o river, you offer us burial
Other Title
Suggestions for poems (soliloquies)
Research Call Number
Berg Coll+ Whitman, Walt Holograph literary fragments
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