Alvin Langdon Coburn, Intelligence Of Flowers

€210.00

Alvin Langdon Coburn, Intelligence Of Flowers,

1907, United States,
Titled & dated,
Photogravure, Very Good,
Book,
27  X  13 cm

The Intelligence of Flowers. Text by Maurice Maeterlinck. Translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos. Illustrated by Alvin Langdon Coburn. Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, 1907. First edition. Octavo. Cloth-backed patterned boards with decorative label mounted on cover. 179 pages.

The four plates are green-toned photogravure images by Coburn taken in a formal garden. The frontispiece is a lovely pictorialist photograph of lily pond; the second shows light playing off flowers in a planter at the corner of a stone walkway; the third is a perspective view of garden statuary and sculpted trees; and the final image features a large architectural tombstone. In 1915 Coburn photographed the handsome Maeterlinck for his series of notable men.

Light wear to board edges and corners. Gold lettering along the spine still bright. Internally, rear hinge just starting to split; front hinge sound. Prior owner name to first free endpaper. Text and photographs quite nice. Clean and bright. Nice tight binding. A charming book.

Photo ID: 4634


  • photographic process: Photogravure
  • Vintage photo made by: Various Photographers


  • Alvin Langdon Coburn, Intelligence Of Flowers
  • Alvin Langdon Coburn, Intelligence Of Flowers
  • Alvin Langdon Coburn, Intelligence Of Flowers
  • Alvin Langdon Coburn, Intelligence Of Flowers
  • Alvin Langdon Coburn, Intelligence Of Flowers

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