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[trans. FITZGERALD, Edward]

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

London: George Harrap, N.d. [c.1925]

8vo, unpaginated. Original burgundy leather boards, title in gilt to spine. Ivy leaf design to both panels, illustrated in green and gilt to front, and blind stamped to rear. Top edge gilt. Contemporary (1932) ownership signature to front free endpaper, some wear to binding at edges and spine, but a well preserved copy.

First published with the Pogany illustrations in 1909, this is the mid-1920s edition in the striking gilt leather binding.

Keywords: Omar KHAYYAM Edward FITZGERALD Willy POGANY"

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