An Island Garden With Pictures And Illuminations by Childe Hassam. Celia Thaxter.

An Island Garden With Pictures And Illuminations by Childe Hassam

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1895. Hassam, Childe. Hardcover. 126 page. 22 x 16 cm. Title in pink, green and yellow, and twelve color lithographs with lettered tissue guards, plus numerous chapter head decorations in color. Hassam returned from three years of art study in Paris in 1889; his impressionist tones are in full bloom here. Described as "One of the most elaborate pieces of bookmaking of the period." [see: BAL 19923]. Bright, clean copy in art nouveau binding with gilt cover and spine decorations fresh. Owner inscription noting her grandmother and the author were friends, small front cover spot. Orig. green cloth decorated in gilt. Teg. Very good. Item #12291

Price: $675.00