Item #102790 Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. Edward Fitzgerald.
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald

London: Collins, 1947. Ed. G. F. Maine; illus. Robert Stewart Sherriffs. Quarto, original red cloth boards with gilt and black title labels upper board and spine, dustjacket, twelve colour plates, pp 224. Water-marked to lower corner of rear board and corresponding area of rear board, clean, very good condition in like d.j. Uncommon in dustjacket.

This edition of the Persian poet and polymath has an introduction by Laurence Housman, an essay about Edward FitzGerald by G.F. Maine, FitzGerald's original introduction, the text of the first, second, and fifth editions of the Rubaiyat, notes, a glossary, a bibliography, and striking full-page colour plates by Robert Stewart Sherriffs which were specially drawn for this edition. Item #102790

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