Requires Photography

The Digressions of V., Written for His Own Fun and That of His Friends

Elihu Vedder (American, 1836–1923), Publisher Houghton, Mifflin and Co. (American, founded in 1880), Printer Riverside Press (American, founded in 1852)

Place of Publication: Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA


Overall: 25 x 18 x 4.6 cm (9 13/16 x 7 1/16 x 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with photomechanical relief prints and one photogravure

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1910) 25 cm; xxvi, 521 pp., plus frontispiece; publisher’s original gilt- and black-stamped olive cloth.

Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1910


By 1936, William A. Sargent (b. 1858 - d. 1936), Boston; 1937, bequest of William A. Sargent to the MFA. (Accession date: November 17, 1937)

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent