Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám -and- Six Plays of Calderon (Everyman's Library #819)

By: FITZGERALD, Edward (translator)

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An Everyman's Library edition offering both the first (1859) and second (1868) editions of the famous poem by the Persian poet Omar Khayyám, as well as six plays by the 17th century Spanish poet and playwright Pedro Calderón de la Barca. All rendered into English by Edward FitzGerald. The Rubáiyát is accompanied by a Life of Omar Khayyám and an introduction by Ernest Rhys. The six Calderón plays are: "The Painter of His Own Dishonour", "Keep Your Own Secret", "Gil Perez, the Gallician", "Three Judgments at a Blow", "The Mayor of Zalamea", and "Beware of Smooth Water". Everyman's Library #819, an entry in EL's Poetry and Drama Series. --- In binding style 4, full olive cloth-covered boards with simple gilt-stamped spine titling and publisher's blindstamped cover vignette, brown topstain. In green dust jacket with Eric Ravilious "knot" design on front cover. --- A clean, sound, unmarked copy but with dark spot to textblock top edge. Dust jacket with chipping and small tears along edges, slightly darkened spine but overall bright, intact and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); xv, 329, 4 pages

Title: Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám -and- Six Plays of Calderon (Everyman's Library #819)

Author Name: FITZGERALD, Edward (translator)

Categories: >>Poetry, >>Drama/Theatre; Movies/TV, >>Everyman's Library Editions,

Publisher: London/ New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd./E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1948

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

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