The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám
The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

FITZGERALD, Edward (translator). Frank BRANGWYN (illustrator). OMAR KHAYYÁM. The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám.

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FITZGERALD, Edward (translator). Frank BRANGWYN (illustrator). OMAR KHAYYÁM. The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. London; T.N. Foulis. 1913.

8vo. Publisher's pale lilac boards elaborately blocked in gilt to spine and upper cover, top edges gilt, others uncut, lilac endpapers; pp. [28] + [108] + [viii] (glossary), printed on Japon throughout; with decorative title-page in gilt and lithographed colours; 7 full-page chromolithographed panels to Islamic designs, illuminated in gilt, with loose tissue guards; a total of 7 tipped-in coloured plates by Brangwyn; and the text in calligraphic font, in grey, with decorative initials in colours; a pretty little copy with fading to spine and edges, and some rubbing , internally near fine.
First edition thus, with Brangwyn's plates enhanced by the additional Islamic filigree plates in colours.

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