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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
Título: The Digressions of V. Written for his own ...
Editorial: Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1910
Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)
Edición: 1st Edition
Descripción ReInk Books, 2017. Softcover. Estado de conservación: NEW. Reprinted from 1910 edition. NO changes have been made to the original text. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. As this reprint is from very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes than this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This paperback book is SEWN perfect bound, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. This book is printed on demand on acid-free paper. Original Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company 576 pages 576 pages. Nº de ref. de la librería 453664547