1910 Digressions of Elihu Vedder Illustrated Rome Biography Versailles Florence

VEDDER, Elihu

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American symbolist artist Elihu Vedder (1836-1923) is best known for his illustrations of the Rubáiyát. Vedder had a home in Rome after the financial success of his 1884 Rubaiyat work on the Isle of Capri. Vedder describes this book as

“containing the quaint legends of his infancy, an account of his stay in Florence, the garden of lost opportunities, return home on the track of Columbus, his struggle in New York in war-time coinciding with that of the nation, his prolonged stay in Rome, and likewise his prattlings upon art, tamperings with literature, struggles with verse, and many other things, being a portrait of himself from youth to age. With many illustrations by the author.”

 

This 1910 edition includes Illustrated with 108 B&W etchings, engravings, gravures, drawings, and photographs by Elihu Vedder!

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1910 Digressions of Elihu Vedder Illustrated Rome Biography Versailles Florence

 

American symbolist artist Elihu Vedder (1836-1923) is best known for his illustrations of the Rubáiyát. Vedder had a home in Rome after the financial success of his 1884 Rubaiyat work on the Isle of Capri. Vedder describes this book as

“containing the quaint legends of his infancy, an account of his stay in Florence, the garden of lost opportunities, return home on the track of Columbus, his struggle in New York in war-time coinciding with that of the nation, his prolonged stay in Rome, and likewise his prattlings upon art, tamperings with literature, struggles with verse, and many other things, being a portrait of himself from youth to age. With many illustrations by the author.”

 

This 1910 edition includes Illustrated with 108 B&W etchings, engravings, gravures, drawings, and photographs by Elihu Vedder!

 

Item number: #7548

Price: $350

 

VEDDER, Elihu

 

The digressions of V. : written for his own fun and that of his friends : containing the quaint legends of his infancy, an account of his stay in Florence, the garden of lost opportunities, return home on the track of Columbus, his struggle in New York in war-time coinciding with that of the nation, his prolonged stay in Rome, and likewise his prattlings upon art, tamperings with literature, struggles with verse, and many other things, being a portrait of himself from youth to age : with many illustrations by the author

 

Boston: New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1910.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • xxvi, 521
    • 108 plates
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Cloth; tight and secure
  • Size: ~9in X 7in (23cm x 17.5cm)

 

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7548

Categories

Arts & Architecture

Other

Authors

VEDDER, Elihu

Printing Date

20th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete