FITZGERALD (translator). Reynold Alleyne NICHOLSON (editor). Gilbert JAMES (illustrator). Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. London; Adam and Charles Black 1909.
4to. Original white cloth prettily decorated to an Islamic design in royal blue to spine and upper board, lettered in gilt; pp. [vi], vii-viii, -202 + [i]; decorated throughout with border designs, vignettes, and other Islamic motifs printed in grey alongside a total of 16 coloured plates, with filigree printed borders, by Gilbert James; an uncommonly bright, near fine copy, both externally and internally, with a neat and early gift inscription in ink to front free endpaper, dated 1919.
First edition in the A. & C. Black series, first published with illustrations by Gilbert James in 1904.