Walt Whitman Collection. Walt Whitman, Rollo Silver, Paul Eisel.

Walt Whitman Collection

Collection of eleven offprints on varying aspects of WhitmanÕs writing by Rollo Silver, a famous collector of Whitman material. Ten of the booklets are inscribed to Paul J. Eisel, a Pennsylvania bookseller from the 1940Õs. With eleven pages of manuscript notes written by Eisel & a manuscript letter from Rollo Silver to Eisel. 1) Silver, Rollo G. and Thomas O. Mabbott. Walt WhitmanÕs ÒÕTis But Ten Years Since.Ó Inscribed by the author to Paul J. Eisel, a Pennsylvania bookseller from the 1940Õs. Reprinted from American Literature, Vol. 15, No. 1, March, 1943. First separate printing in the original wraps. 2) Silver, Rollo G. Seven Letters of Walt Whitman. Inscribed by the author to Paul J. Eisel, a Pennsylvania bookseller from the 1940Õs. Reprinted from American Literature, Vol. 7, No. 1, March, 1935. First separate printing in the original wraps. 3) Silver, Rollo G. A Note About WhitmanÕs Essay on Poe. Inscribed by the author to Paul J. Eisel, a Pennsylvania bookseller from the 1940Õs. Reprinted from American Literature, Vol. VI, No. 4, January, 1935. First separate printing in the original wraps. 4) Silver, Rollo G. Whitman and Dickens. Inscribed by the author to Paul J. Eisel, a Pennsylvania bookseller from the 1940Õs. Reprinted from American Literature, Vol. 5, No. 4, January 1934. First separate printing in the original wraps. 5) Silver, Rollo G. Whitman in 1850: Three Uncollected Articles. Reprinted from American Literature, Vol. 19, No. 4, January, 1948. First separate printing in the original wraps. 6) Silver, Rollo G. Whitman Interviews Himself. Inscribed by the author to Paul J. Eisel, a Pennsylvania bookseller from the 1940Õs. Reprinted from American Literature, Vol. X, No. 1, March, 1938. 7) Silver, Rollo G. ÒBelcher & Armstrong Set Up Shop: 1805.Ó A Reprint from Studies in Bibliography, Papers of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia. Volume Four, 1951-1952. Inscribed by the author to Paul J. Eisel, a Pennsylvania bookseller from the 1940Õs. 201-204pp. 8) Silver, Rollo G. Book Review: ÒWalt Whitman of the New York Aurora edited by Joseph Jay Rubin and Charles H. Brown.Ó Inscribed by the author to Paul J. Eisel, a Pennsylvania bookseller from the 1940Õs. Book Review. Reprinted from Modern Language Notes, LXVI, 6, June, 1951. First separate printing in original tan wraps. 419-421pp. 9) Silver, Rollo G. Book Review: ÒWalt Whitman Looks at the Schools by Florence Bernstein Freedman.Ó Inscribed by the author to Paul J. Eisel, a Pennsylvania bookseller from the 1940Õs. Book Review. 522-523pp. 10) Silver, Rollo G. Book Reviews: ÒA Concordance of Walt WhitmanÕs Leaves of Grass and Selected Prose Writings by Edwin Harold Eby.Ó; ÒWhitmanÕs American Fame by Charles B. Willard.Ó; ÒThe Inner Sanctum Edition of the Poetry and Prose of Walt Whitman edited by Louis Untermeyer.Ó; ÒWalt Whitman: Leaves of Grass and Selected Prose edited by Sculley Bradley.Ó Inscribed by the author to Paul J. Eisel, a Pennsylvania bookseller from the 1940Õs. Reprinted from American Literature, Vol. 22, No. 4, January, 1951. First separate printing in original wraps. 514-516pp. 11) Silver, Rollo G. Book Review: ÒWalt Whitman by Frederik Schyberg.Ó Inscribed by the author to Paul J. Eisel, a Pennsylvania bookseller from the 1940Õs. Reprinted from Modern Language Notes, LXVII, 4, April, 1952. First separate printing in original tan wraps. 278-279pp. AND Three additional essays by Whitman critics: Mark Van Doren, Albert Parry, and Josiah Trent: 1) Trent, Josiah C. ÒWalt WhitmanÑA Case History.Ó The SurgeonÕs Library, ÒThe Books Shelf.Ó Durham, N.C.: Duke University School of Medicine. 113-122pp. 2) Parry, Albert. ÒWalt Whitman in Russia.Ó 100-107pp. 3) Van Doren, Mark. ÒWalt Whitman, Stranger.Ó 277-285pp. AND Various material regarding Walt Whitman: 1) Newspaper Clipping, ÒWalt WhitmanÕs Character." 2) Letter from the Walt Whitman Birthplace Association, To its Sponsors & Contributors. 3) Magazine clipping showing photo of Whitman and the Cholmeley Jones children Reproduction of photograph by George C. Cox. 4) Post Card from the Walt Whitman House, Mickle Street, Camden From Martha Davis Ð Together with offprint of WhitmanÕs ÒPatrolling BarnegatÓ.

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