The 304page 76th edition, with a 2019 cover date, has been fully updated and expanded with a 16page color section. In my opinion, neither one is worth 2 cents when it comes to values. The carver professor of english at the university of iowa, he is the author or editor of numerous books on whitman, including walt whitmans native representations, whitman east and west,and walt whitman. A handbook of united states coins blue book 2019 the official. For decades it was a subsidiary of western publishing company. The blue book informs the coin owner of the value of any coin if they wished to sell to a dealer. Best of walt whitman 14 books meet your next favorite book. The red book has the prices that a dealer will sell a coin for. The blue book has wholesale dealer prices, the red book is retail consumer prices. Spam or selfpromotional the list is spam or selfpromotional. Originally, it was only published in hardcover with a distinctive red color. Apr 30, 2016 a longlost booklength guide to manly health by walt whitman, in which the great american poet tackles everything from virility to care of the feet and the attainment of a nobler. The blue book is supposed to provide wholesale values, red book has retail.
To a president all you are doing and saying is to america dangled mirages. Would those be worth the purchase, or maybe just one. Yeoman served as editor of the red book and blue book until he retired in 1970. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project gutenberg. This resulted in vastly different editions over four decadesthe first, a small book of twelve poems and the last, a compilation. Whitman is among the most influential poets in the american canon, often called the father of free verse. Eisenhower dollars, like morgans and peace dollars, are tough to find in gem. The poem, song of myself was one of the untitled poems that were written by walt whitman. Difference between red book and blue book coin community forum. The publication of leaves of grass in july 1855 was a landmark event in literary history. Aug 5, 2017 coloring books, paint with water, paper dolls and oh so much more. A longlost booklength guide to manly health by walt whitman, in which the great american poet tackles everything from virility to care of the feet and the attainment of a. Whats the difference between the red book and the blue.
Jan 17, 2017 the red book is vital and fairly comprehensive guide to us coins, i know dealers who dont consider coin a variety unless it is in there. The black book is the wholesale version of the books above and shows relative wholesale values when you sell coins into the market. The poem was one of the brilliant displays because of the original themes innovative techniques that they use. Yeoman and kenneth bressett you cant blame whitman for trying to shake things up with its venerable red book franchise. Coin price guide whats the difference redbook or bluebook coin. I remember those days so well and loved to feel the flocking book is 12 x 9 12 and in nice condition. Our flagship titles have been the bibles of the hobby since 1942 the blue book and 1946 the red book. Whitmans unused flocked santas night before christmas pressout book, 1966. Whitman s coin boards, folders, and albums have organized and displayed hundreds of thousands of coin collections for generations. The ultimate guide book to collecting united states coins is the red book. Another important thing to note is the red book now comes in a larger size for us old people.
The blue book is one of the most dramatic manifestations. The only difference may be that it is a softback book, and its a little cheaper. The red book is vital and fairly comprehensive guide to us coins, i know dealers who dont consider coin a variety unless it is in there. Also available here are page images of leaves of grass imprints and of whitmans personal copy of the 1860 leaves, known as the blue book, with hundreds of whitmans manuscript annotations. This collection of poems serves as a vehicle for whitmans philosophy, ideals, love of nature and mystical musings and it subsequently became one of the corner stones of american literature. The suggested questions are intended to help your reading group find new and interesting angles and topics for your discussion. James harlan, the secretary of the interior, judged the book to be immoral, though whitmans allies. Nov 09, 2008 the red book has a lot more information and gives the prices that the coins sell for. Whitman publishing published the first edition in november 1946 with the cover date of 1947.
May 31, 1819 march 26, 1892 was an american poet, essayist, and journalist. Whitmans blue book is held at the new york public library but is also available. Digital red book available online from whitman publishing. Sep 11, 2012 the fact that the ike is typically found lacking in eye appeal and heavily scuffed is one of the reasons why mainstream publications like whitman s red book chooses to list ms63 as the coin s only uncirculated grade. The red book prices are higher than the blue book prices. A humanist, he was a part of the transition between transcendentalism and realism, incorporating both views in his works. When i compare my first blue book and red book with the current editions, i find that theres no comparison. It varies from issue to issue, but in general uncirculated coins must have very good luster and practically no wear on the coin. Difference between red book and blue book coin community.
The red book deluxe edition is 5x times bigger than the regularedition red book. The poem was in the lead position in the year 1856 and the edition was given its first title. Although the first edition was published in 1855, whitman spent most of his professional life writing and rewriting leaves of grass, revising it multiple times until his death. I would buy a red book or the guide book of united states coins. Collectors around the country love the books gradebygrade values, auction records, historical background, detailed specifications, highresolution photographs, and accurate mintage data. Both are impossible unless they can forsee the future. Whitman publishing has taken their classic coin price guide, digitized all the information and coin pictures and made the information available. Whitmans coin boards, folders, and albums have organized and displayed hundreds of thousands of coin collections for generations. I think the really main difference is many people collect the red book but ive never heard of anyone collecting the blue book.
From what i have seen the blue book is just rock bottom pricewise, maybe the same % under red book year to year, so they just print the same propaganda to give false hope that buyers could get no problem coins for those prices. There is also a blue book, although im not sure exactly what the differences are in it. Oct 18, 2010 the red book was supposed to be the highest possible price. But whitmans sudden price spike shows that even though the mass book market may be dying, a select few highly rare books are soaring in value on the back. Walt whitman 18191892 nearly 160 years after it was first published, walt whitmans leaves of grass continues to inspire, enthrall and educate generations of readers. Entitled the life and adventures of jack engle, the book has just been published free online by the walt whitman quarterly. And by the third edition in 1860, buchanan had directly entered whitmans book, the subject of this memorable little whitman tribute. A guide book of united states coins 2009 or blue book of u. The prices might be different since the books are published using data from different sources and may be a year or so behind the current market. What is the difference between the two books, and which of the two has the most accurate overall prices. Everything about itthe unusual jacket and title page, the.
And it was because whitmans blue book his personal and very heavily revised copy of the third edition of leaves of grass was found at his government desk that he lost his job at the bureau of indian affairs. Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with used items. The page count of my 1958 red book, the 11th edition, was 254. Walt whitman revealed as author of manly health guide.
In simple terms, use the blue book prices if youre looking to sell your coins, as this will give you a more realistic idea of what you can expect to get from a dealer. Ralph waldo emerson judged the book the most extraordinary piece of wit and wisdom america. It sounds like they are basically pricing guides and id. Guide book of united states currency official whitman. The last time i bothered looking at either for pricing information, neither seem realistic. Pelham, al the newest edition of the handbook of united states coins debuts in late may 2018. Reynolds not only the best book on whitman in over a generation, but also one of the most valuable studies in american cultural history of the last decade. Review of the 2019 blue book and red book numismatic. Ralph waldo emerson judged the book the most extraordinary piece of wit and wisdom america has yet contributed. Much more detailed and encompassing than the blue book, the red book is used by both collectors and dealers on a daily basis.
Eisenhower dollars, like morgans and peace dollars, are tough. Doc, the official red book of united states coins and the official blue book of united states coins, by whitman, published by st. Walt whitman high school is providing two afterschool buses to transport students home in the late afternoon. Yeoman, who was in charge of promoting the companys line of coin boards and folders in the 1930s. Guide book of united states currency official whitman guidebook series. Red, yellow, blue and you by candace whitman, cynthia. When i read the book poem by walt whitman poem hunter. Originally published in 1946 by whitman books, a guide book of united states coins. From the early 1900s to the late1980s, whitman was a popular childrens book publisher.
Red, yellow, blue and you by candace whitman, cynthia vance. The twoway an ad in a march 1852 edition of the new york times led zachary turpin on an electronic search that uncovered a ragstoriches. From what i have seen the blue book is just rock bottom pricewise, maybe the same % under red book year to. It is published by whitman just like the red book is. So begins leaves of grass, the first great american poem and indeed, to this day, the greatest and most essentially american poem in all our national literature. It tells where the mint marks are as well as a quick guide to grading and numismatics. Price abstract the blue booka copy of the 1860 edition of leaves of grass in blue paper covers that whitman heavily annotated and used as the basis for a neverpublished future editionwas a locus for whitmans substantive and stylistic changes. Id rather listen to bieber albums backtoback for a day than reread leaves of grass, though. Walt whitmans blue book 2 volumes 1968 liveauctioneers. Announcing the discovery unearthed in whitman materials held at. Having said that, calling whitman a bad poet is like calling justin bieber a bad musician its all matter of taste.
Red book vs blue book us, world, and ancient coins ngc coin. Leaves of grass is a poetry collection by the american poet walt whitman 18191892. Eisenhower dollars, like morgans and peace dollars, are. Leaves of grass by walt whitman free at loyal books. Known to collectors as the blue book, it is the bestselling annual guide to wholesale prices paid by u. When i compare my first blue book and red book with the current. Whats the difference between the red book and the blue book. This page offers access to the six american editions of leaves of grass published in whitmans lifetime and the socalled deathbed edition of 189192. Discount prices on books by walt whitman, including titles like leaves of grass leatherbound classics. Whitmans international partnerships are an opportunity to build effective relationships with schools abroad for student learning and growth, deepening students knowledge and understanding of the world around us. The blue book has the prices that a dealer wouldshould pay for a coin. It is the natural companion to the red book which is used to find the overall value of a coin. This reading group guide for for colored girls who have considered suicidewhen the rainbow is enuf includes an introduction, discussion questions, and ideas for enhancing your book club.
When i read the book the biography famous and is this then said i what the author calls a mans life. Lost walt whitman novel discovered by grad student. Jan 07, 2014 both the red book and blue book show approximate retail prices in grades that the coins are most often seen. I was carrying it around with me for so long that i left a copy on the train and had to buy another one. Walt whitmans most popular book is leaves of grass.
Website, a guide book of united states coins the official red book, first compiled by r. Walt whitmans lost novel the life and adventures of jack. May 04, 2018 the blue book was introduced in 1942 as a resource for coin collectors to learn how much dealers were paying, on average, for u. The red book was supposed to be the highest possible price. A guide book of united states paper money official red book arthur l. Whitman publishing is a book and game publisher that primarily produces coin and stamp collecting books and materials. This resulted in vastly different editions over four decadesthe first, a. Guide book of united states currency official whitman guidebook series kenneth bressett on. Walt whitman has 696 books on goodreads with 323373 ratings. An essential board book for young children illustrated with vibrant red, yellow, and blue colors of everyday objects. Best of walt whitman score a books total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Books 2021 red books and blue books whitman publishing.
Review of the 2019 blue book and red book numismatic news. Jul 18, 20 leaves of grass is one of less than half a dozen books that its taken me over six months to read for the curious, the others are the two towers, the return of the king, the oxford english dictionary and the letters of allen ginsberg. The seated liberty quarter, which has the same design as its counterpart dime, was minted in the years 1838 to 1891. Now, im not saying that whitman is a terrible poet after all, im not exactly qualified to challenge him. Coins found in uncirculated condition are very rare and can be extremely valuable, especially for older issues. The blue book is a coin price guide that informs you on the approximate amount of money you can expect to get if you sell your coins to a coin dealer. Incorrect book the list contains an incorrect book please specify the title of the book. The red book is a wealth of info on the different series of coins. Inappropriate the list including its title or description facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow goodreads member or author. The business strikes are referred to as blue pack ikes due to. Whitman s unused flocked santa s night before christmas pressout book, 1966. Published works books by whitman the walt whitman archive. I t s not the most expensive book ever auctioned, of. Walt whitmans lost novel the life and adventures of jack engle found.
A handbook of united states coins blue book 2019 the. For colored girls who have considered suicidewhen the. I see some people using red books, others using blue one. This awardwinning book is the first whitman biography to portray the poet in the full social, political, and cultural context of his daythe first to do justice to the vital interaction between the great american poet and his america. Red book vs blue book us, world, and ancient coins ngc.1357 79 143 141 1154 259 212 8 1350 198 1027 23 406 700 1110 1051 987 1106 34 1085 1140 1485 100 1136 124 993 1015 1150 359 164 1134 698 1234 1318 1134 1358