first editionwrappers, in chemise and custom half blue morocco slipcase
by MARKHAM Edwin
San Francisco: A.M. Robertson, 1899. First edition in book form. wrappers, in chemise and custom half blue morocco slipcase. Fine. 12mo. 16 items, together Decorative head pieces With:The Man With the Hoe. Illustrated and with notes by the author. Doubleday & McClure, 1900. 12mo, brown wrappers. Very slight rubbing of edges, 1/8 loss of paper at spine ends, else fine.The Man With the Hoe and Other Poems. Garden City: Doubleday, Page, 1913. 12mo, original blue cloth lettered in gilt. Very lightly rubbed at spine ends, lower corners bumped, else fine. Inscribed by Markham on front free endpaper. The Man With the Hoe. Folio, wrappers. Illustrated with woodcuts. Supplement to the Sunday Examiner, 1899. First appearance of the poem in print. Very lightly rubbed and chipped on fore-edge, else fine With:Autograph Letter, signed to "My dear Margaret Widdenmer." West New Brighton, NY: March 23, 1916. 7-3/4 x 5-3/4 inches, cream card stock, written in brown ink. Fine.Markham writes "Yes, you many use my name to let you into the Artist's Colony at Peterboroguh; and you may use my name when you reach the gates of Paradise! ..." [LR]With: Xeroxed copies of "The Man with the Hoe" and "Washington the Nation Builder." Each xerox copy has a and written (xeroxed from the original) note and signature by Markham. [LR] With:One page autograph notes (not signed) by Edwin Markham about "The Man With the Hoe'. With: One page typed letter from Joseph Jackson to Edwin Markham, Oct. 8th, 1933, and with Mrs. Markham's notes and signature in brown ink on the letter. With envelope addressed to Joseph Johnson (in pencil corrected 'Jackson') stamped Nov. 3, 1933. With: One page typed letter from Joseph Jackson addressed to Mrs. Edwin Markham, dated Oct. 31, 1933, and with Mrs. Markham's notes in brown ink. With pp. 501-502 from McClure's magazine, May 1896, showing Millet's painting "The Man with the Hoe." With: "Footnote to History. The Story Behind Markham's Epic Poem 'The Man with the Hoe'" by Grace Ertes, excerpted from "Heritage West" Dec/Jan 1983, 6 pp. With: Silk bookmark approx. 10.5 x 3 inches, ends fringed, with the poem printed on the silk. Fine. With additional pieces .
(Inventory #: 33637)
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