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|Named Person:||Elihu Vedder; Tompkins Harrison Matteson; François Eduard Picot; William Holman Hunt|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Elihu Vedder; Benjamin Kimball; Diana Korzenik; Houghton Mifflin Company,; Riverside Press (Cambridge, Mass.),
|Notes:||Vol. 1. : xxii, 249 p.,  leaf of plates; v. 2. : ix, , 256-521 p.,  leaf of plates.
Month of publication from t.p. verso.
"Second impression"--T.p. verso.
Frontispiece in vol. 1 is a portrait by photographer Benjamin Kimball.
"The Riverside Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A."--Colophon.
Bound in light brown cloth with gold and chocolate-colored embossed letters and decoration on top cover and spine.
Includes half-title page.
Frontispiece includes protective leaf.
List of the author's work (often including place, date of sale and/or name of buyer) follows text.
|Description:||2 v. : ill. (some col.) facsim., port. ; 28 cm.|
|Responsibility:||written for his own fun and that of his friends by Elihu Vedder. 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.|
- Vedder, Elihu, -- 1836-1923.
- Art -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
- Art -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
- Artists, American -- History -- 19th century.
- Artists, American -- History -- 20th century.
- Matteson, Tompkins Harrison, -- 1813-1884.
- Picot, François Eduard, -- 1786-1868.
- Hunt, William Holman, -- 1827-1910.