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Khayyam, Omar & Fitzgerald, Edward (editor)
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, London & New York;
Date of Publication: 1909
Stock Code: 4940
N.d., [1909]. Quarto. Unpaginated; 61 leaves printed recto only with pale green foliate border to text. 20 colour plates by Dulac tipped-in to decorative mounts, each with captioned tissue guard. Publishers’ maroon cloth with gilt titles to spine and elaborate elephants and peacocks design in gilt to upper board. Repairs to spine head and tail; cover cloth soiled particularly to spine with minor wear to corners. Later endpapers. Half-title and page edges toned; scattered light foxing. Annotation in pencil to final stanza (correcting the translation).
“Printed from the Second Edition by Kind Permission of Messrs Macmillan & Co” to verso title page. This edition has the full complement of 20 exquisite plates by Dulac (some later editions having only 12). A very good copy.
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