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Edward Sandford Martin

New York

Humorist, magazine editor, co-founder of the Harvard Lampoon


[A Girl of Pompeii] [A Little Brother of the Rich] [Egotism]


Edward Sandford Martin, Sly Ballades in Harvard China (Boston: A. Williams and Co., 1882) [online text]

___________________, A Little Brother of the Rich, and Other Verses (New York: Mitchell & Miller, 1888)(New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1890) [online text] (New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1893)(New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1895)(New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1899)

___________________, Pirated Poems, a reprint from an old book found on a book-stall (London: Howe & Co., 1890)

[All of these poems appeared in Martin's A Little Brother of the Rich, and Other Verses (New York, 1890) except "Broke! Broke!! Broke!," "Only," "Reform," "The Loafer's Lament," "Jilted," and "His Washerwoman!"]

___________________, Poems & Verses (New York: Harper and Brothers, 1902) [online text]

___________________, Poems (New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1914) [online text]


Edward Sandford Martin, History of the Hoosac Tunnel (North Adams, Massachusetts: E.D. Angell, printer, 1877)

___________________, Windfalls of Observation, Gathered for the Edification of the Young and the Solace of Others (New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1893)(London: J.M. Dent and Co., 1894)(New York: Scribner's Sons, 1896)(New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1898)(New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1901) [excerpt]

___________________, Cousin Anthony and I: Some Views of Ours about Divers Matters and Various Aspects of Life (New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1895) [online text]

___________________, Lucid Intervals (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1900) [online text]

___________________, The Luxury of Children & Some Other Luxuries (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1904) [online text]

___________________, The Courtship of a Careful Man, and a Few Other Courtships (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1905) [online text] (Freeport, New York: Books for Libraries Press, 1970)

___________________, In a New Century (New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1908) [online text]

___________________, The Wayfarer in New York (New York: Macmillan Co., 1909)

___________________, The Unrest of Women (New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1913) [online text] (New York: Appleton, 1915)

___________________, Reflections of a Beginning Husband (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1913) [online text]

___________________, The War Week by Week as Seen from New York; being observations from Life (New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1914) [online text]

___________________, The Diary of a Nation; the war and how we got into it (Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page, 1918)(1917)

___________________, A Father to His Freshman Son; A Father to His Graduate Girl (Boston: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1918)

___________________, Abroad with Jane (Boston: D.B. Updike/Merrymount Press, Privately Printed, 1918) [online text]

___________________, The Life of Joseph Hodges Choate: As Gathered Chiefly from His Letters (New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1920)(2 vols.) [vol. 1: online text] [vol. 2: online text] (London: Constable, 1920)(New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1927)(Holmes Beach, Florida: Gaunt, 1997)

___________________, Some Account of Family Stocks involved in Life at Willowbrook, and of neighbors, residents and visitors, especially in the latter part of the nineteenth century ([New York], 1933)

___________________, What's Ahead & Meanwhile (Freeport, New York: Books for Libraries Press 1971)


Edward Sandford Martin, "The Tyranny of Things," in Brander Matthews (ed.), The Oxford Book of American Essays (1914) [online text]