[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. , 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.