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Título: The Digressions of V. Written for his own ...
Editorial: Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1910
Año de publicación: 1910
Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)
Edición: 1st Edition
2 volumes, quarto. Original japon boards, titles and decoration to spines in gilt and to boards in gilt and blue, top edges gilt, others uncut. Small bookseller's rubber stamps to front pastedowns. Boards and spines lightly rubbed, one wormhole to rear joint of Volume I, fore edges of text block tanned and a little brittle, light partial tanning to endpapers. A very good set. 6 tipped-in coloured plates, complete with printed tissue-guards, 47 black and white plates and illustrations in the text. First edition, first printing. Number 231 of an unspecified limited edition signed by the author on the limitation page, and with his personal bookplate loosely inserted, inscribed by him, "Sincerely yours, Elihu Vedder". Elihu Vedder (1836–1923) was an American artist whose edition of the Rubáiyát is considered a landmark in American illustration. His style is strongly influenced by the Pre-Raphaelites and the mysticism of William Blake. As well as "tampering" with literature Vedder forged lasting friendships with Walt Whitman and Herman Melville. N° de ref. de la librería 90174
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