'Written for his own fun and that of his friends. 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 Colombus, 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.' Memoirs of the symbolist artist Elihu Vedder.
Condition: Boards shelfworn, corner bumped, rubbed and marked, with tears to head of spine. Interior hinge torn and split, dedication to previous owner on FEP. Foxing to ealry and late pages but the majority clean and clear, and binding intact.