(POGÁNY, Willy, illus.) FITZGERALD, Edward.
Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám.
The First and Fourth Renderings in English by Edward Fitzgerald.
Pogány’s Rubáiyát was first published at London in 1909. Presentation copy from the illustrator, inscribed on a preliminary blank: “To R. W. Lyons, with best compliments, Willy Pogány”.
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Large octavo (249 183 mm). Contemporary red morocco by Bennett of New York, spine gilt-tooled on the raised-bands, gilt roll-tool border on sides, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. 12 tipped-in colour plates and designs and decorations (some tipped-in and printed in gold) by Willy Pogány. A little rubbing to extremities of binding.