Lot 78 of 175:
Arion Press, Cane signed by Martin Puryear  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$960
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
Cane
Author:
Toomer, Jean
Place:
San Francisco
Publisher:
Arion Press
Date:
2000
Description:

Afterword by Leon F. Litwack. Woodcuts by Martin Puryear. (Oblong 4to) 29.1x35 cm. (11½x13¾"), linen boards with ribbon ties. No. 297 of 400 copies designed by Andrew Hoyem & printed at the Arion Press.

Signed by the artist, Martin Puryear, and the publisher, Andrew Hoyem at the colophon. Fine printing of Toomer's masterwork, considered one of the major achievements of Harlem Renaissance literature, first published in 1923. The fifty-ninth publication of the Arion Press.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
One ripple to the woodcut print opposite page 28, "Esther", else fine.
 
Item number:
300228
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