The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

By: Khayyam, Omar; Edward Fitzgerald (trans)

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191 The World's Great Poetry Color Illustrations (8) This Rubaiyat's binding is modeled on a binding of The Iliad prepared for Marie Antoinette by Derome the Younger. Derome was the scion of the famed family of binders who carried out many commissions for royalty. This replica edition is bound in richly-grained soft tan, with gold embossing, top edges burnished with real gold, silk ribbon marker, and bears the coat-of-arms of Queen Marie Antoinette in gilt on the front cover.. The volume is in virtually perfect condition, showing only the slightest shelf-wear, otherwise unmarked, tight, square and clean. NEAR FINE.. The World's Great Poetry Series. Color Illustrations. 8vo (8.5 x 5.5"). 191 pp

Title: The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Author Name: Khayyam, Omar; Edward Fitzgerald (trans)

Illustrator: Illustrated by Edmund Dulac

Categories: Rare, Antiquarian, and Collectible Books, Poetry,

Edition: 1

Publisher: Garden City, NY, International Collectors Library:

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 1707

Keywords: Literature Poetry Rubaiyats khayyam Edward Fitzgerald