RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM: RENDERED INTO ENGLISH VERSE BY EDWARD FITZGERALD The Text of the First Edition Illustrated by Arthur Szyk

By: Khayyam, Omar

Price: $43.00

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-40 1st Printing Color Illustrations (8) Publisher's full beige boards, gilt lettering on spine, intricate gilt decoration on both covers. Illustrated with eight full-page, full-color tipped-in plates by Arthur Szyk. French-fold. The illustrations for this edition were drawn in color and gold by Arthur Szyk, and engraved in London by the Sun Engraving Company. The text was set, and the pages made-up in English Monotype Sachsenwald and Albertus Capitals, to the design and under the direction of Ernest Ingham at the Fanfare Press, in London. A fine example of the first edition of the famous Szyk illustrations. Hardcover without dust jacket. The volume is in virtually perfect condition, except that the spine is slightly darkened, else Fine+. All of the tipped-in plates are in perfect condition, bright and clean.. 4to (8.5 x 11)

Title: RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM: RENDERED INTO ENGLISH VERSE BY EDWARD FITZGERALD The Text of the First Edition Illustrated by Arthur Szyk

Author Name: Khayyam, Omar

Illustrator: Illustrated by Arthur Szyk

Categories: Sold,

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Publisher: NY, The Heritage Club: 1940

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 3665

Keywords: Rubaiyats