In Whitman's Hand


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Title: More Books

Creator: Walt Whitman

Date: After 1884

Editorial note: Whitman moved to the Mickle Street address listed on the verso of this page on March 26, 1884, so these notes were almost certainly written after that date.

Source: The Charles E. Feinberg Collection of the Papers of Walt Whitman, 1839–1919, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Transcribed from digital images of the original item.

Whitman Archive ID: loc.03403

Contributors to digital file: Lauren Grewe, Ty Alyea, Nicole Gray, and Matt Cohen

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Others on the main table [more books?], a few of them evidently, books, several of them 'old-timers'— a Bible, a several Shaksperes; Tennyson, Ossian, Burns—a work devoted to [H?] translations of Homer, and the Pindar, and the Greek tragedies, ^and Felton's Greeks and Symonds' books on Greece—a full collection of books the works, Fauriel, Ellis, and others on medieval ballads—a well-thumb'd volume ^(his companion—off and on for fifty years) of Walter Scotts' Border Minstrelsy—Tennyson, Ossian, Burns, form part or have formed parts of his familiar reading

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328 Mickle St


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