Boston and NY, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1910
Edition: First Edition Thus. Second Printing
Publisher's full light brown cloth, gilt lettering and decoration on spine, elaborate gilt decoration and borders on cover, all designed by Vedder, t.e.g. Illustrated with 108 B&W etchings, engravings, gravures, drawings, and photographs by Elihu Vedder. Elihu Vedder (1836-1923) was an American symbolist painter, book illustrator, and poet, born in New York City. He is best known for his fifty-five illustrations for Edward FitzGerald's translation of The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (deluxe edition, 1884, published by Houghton Mifflin). Vedder had a home in Rome and - after the financial success... View More...