Titre : Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam the astronomer-poet...
Éditeur : Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA
Date d'édition : 1894
Reliure : Decorative Cloth
Illustrateur : Elihu Vedder
Etat du livre : Near Fine
Etat de la jaquette : No Jacket
61pp Illustrated throughout with full-page printed drawings by Elihu Vedder. Printed on French- folded pages. "Elihu Vedder, N.A. (1836-1923).was born in New York, and his artistic talents were precocious.Among his murials are a mosaic in the Library of Congress and a commission for the Walker Art Gallery at Bowdin College. His best known illustrations were done for the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam." (The Illustrator In Americ 1880-1980). "America produced one exponent of the Book Beautiful. Elihu Vedder.was a visionary artist much drawn to imaginative, enigmatic themes.he regarded his illustrations to Omar Khayyam (1884) as his best work. This is superior copy in the publisher's dramatically decorated cloth, the gilt swirling motif from top to bottom, the petals, lettering and stylized decoration are bright, bordering on Art Nouveau. Corners bumped. Tight clean beautiful book. N° de réf. du libraire 005663
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