The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

OMAR KHAYYAM. FITZGERALD, Edward (translator), Steven MORRIS (illustrator). The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam.

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OMAR KHAYYAM. FITZGERALD, Edward (translator), Steven MORRIS (illustrator). The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Bath, Kingsmead Press, 1970.

8vo. Original dark-green boards; lettering to spine in gilt; publisher's original illustrated green dust-wrappers (price-clipped); unpaginated; slight fading to spine; some light foxing here and there; a very good copy.
Edward FitzGerald's translation of the Rubaiyat over 75 quatrains, accompanied with colour head- and tailpieces illustrated by Steven Morris. A reprint of the earlier 1970 edition, with 'twelve illustrations and three initial letters by the late Steven Morris who died shortly after completing this work' (front flap).

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