KHAYYAM, Omar. Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Translated into English quatrains by Edward FitzGerald. A complete reprint of the First Edition and the combined Third, Four…

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KHAYYAM, Omar. Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Translated into English quatrains by Edward FitzGerald. A complete reprint of the First Edition and the combined Third, Fourth and Fifth Editions, with an Appendix containing FitzGerald's Prefaces and Notes. Edited with an Introduction by Louis Untermeyer. New York, Random House, [1947].

Original patterned cloth in red and black, spine lettered in gilt, patterned endpapers, pp. xxii, 149, all pages within green ornamental borders, colour illustrations by Mahmoud Sayah; spine a little dulled, otherwise very good; a very good copy, remnants of a name label on half-title.
A beautiful and almost critical edition, illustrated by a young Iranian journalist and miniature painter. - Uncommon on this side of the Atlantic.

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