Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám
Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

[RUBÁIYÁT] POGANY, Willy (illustrator). Edward FITZGERALD (translator). OMAR KHAYYAM. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám.

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[RUBÁIYÁT] POGANY, Willy (illustrator). Edward FITZGERALD (translator). OMAR KHAYYAM. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. London; George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., circa 1940.

8vo. Original fawn cloth panelled and and decorated in brown to upper board and in gilt to spine, fore-, and lower edges untrimmed; pp. [112], printed on laid paper; with 16 coloured plates by Pogany mounted-at-large within teal decorative borders together with text panels and decorations throughout in teal; a bright, clean copy with light spotting to untrimmed edges of book block, a little sporadic light foxing, and two early inscriptions, dated 1943, to pastedown and front free endpaper, one on a Harrod's label.
Early edition. One of the most popular illustrated versions of this classic ode to love.

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