Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám: The First and Fourth Renderings in English Verse by Edward FitzGerald

By: KHAYYÁM, Omar

Price: $45.50

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Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


An attractive issuance of the famed poem by the Persian astonomer-poet, consisting of the first and fourth renderings into English by Edward FitzGerald. Includes color and black & white illustrations by Willy Pogány; the color illustrations are tipped onto the pale yellow leaves. With an introduction by George Saintsbury. --- In full gold cloth-covered boards with elaborate gilt decorations and titling to cover and spine; top edge gilt. Volume wrapped in lustrous gold jacket. --- Undated, but possibly published c.1930s-40s. A group of people have signed their names in ink to the verso of title page, some pages improperly opened (leaving jagged edges) and with slight soiling to endpapers & covers; else a sound, firmly-bound copy. Price-clipped jacket with small tears and a little chafing to extremities; otherwise very bright and in removable archival mylar protector. Overall, an exceptional copy of this treasured work. ; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 173 pages

Title: Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám: The First and Fourth Renderings in English Verse by Edward FitzGerald

Author Name: KHAYYÁM, Omar

Categories: >>Poetry, >>Illustrated Classics,

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: [c.1930s-40s]

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket

Stock No.: 81980