Philadelphia: The Conservator, 1902. 11p., an untrimmed sewn rag signature, original thread intact, letterpress throughout with rubricated title [cover leaf] and encomium [over], 9.5x6.5 inch wraps dust-soiled with edgewear. Rag stock is soft and a little fragile. Collects: One: Philadelphia, The Conservator.
"Traubel's Conservator, the premier socialist literary journal, 1890-1919, carried on the business of Whitman popularization through annual meetings and a steady stream of essays. It also sought to reconcile Whitman with William Morris, Debs, and the literary political developments of the day as the completion of Whitman's vision..." *Encyclopedia of the American left. 2nd ed., p. 609.