The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam: A Facsimile of the Manuscript in the Bodleian Library of Oxford, Translated and Edited by Edward Heron Allen

By: Khayyam, Omar; Edward Heron-Allen (trans)

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Original publisher's white boards, heavily embossed in green and gilt, gilt titles and decoration on spine. Illustrated with color frontispiece, engraved half-title, and head and tail-pieces by Ella Hallward, and full photographic reproduction of the manuscript in the Bodleian Library at Oxford, with a transcript in modern Persian characters. This second edition has been "carefully revised and considerably enlarged." "A landmark in the history of the Rubaiyat." [Mosher 141,VI,2][Rittenhouse 243]. Rare. . Spine badly chipped, with loss at head and heel, minor foxing on preliminary pages, otherwise unmarked, tight and square. GOOD. . Color and B&W Plates. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. xlii, 320 pp

Title: The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam: A Facsimile of the Manuscript in the Bodleian Library of Oxford, Translated and Edited by Edward Heron Allen

Author Name: Khayyam, Omar; Edward Heron-Allen (trans)

Illustrator: Illustrated by Ella Hallward

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

Edition: Second Edition. First Printing

Publisher: Boston, L. C. Page & Company, Inc.: 1898

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 1938

Keywords: Poetry; Rubaiyats; Rubaiyat; Rare Books; Illustrated Books; Persian;