The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Fitzgerald, Edward. The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam.

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Fitzgerald, Edward. The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. London: Philip Lee Warner, The Medici Society Ltd., 1913.

8vo. Publisher's cloth-backed paper boards; spine and upper board lettered in gilt; top edge gilt, others untrimmed; pp. xxiv, 22, [4]; Riccardi Press watermark throughout; toning to spine, and some discolouration to boards; toning to front and final fly-leaves; bookseller's plate to front paste-down; internally clean, a good copy.
First edition thus. Limited to 1000 copies for sale in Great Britain, this being no. 119. The Riccardi Press began to be used as the imprint for Medici Society publications in 1909. Herbert P. Horne founded the press and designed the Riccardi typeface. The press continued in use until c. 1933 (University of Glasgow).