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(OMAR KHAYYÁM.) The Second Book of the Omar Khayyám Club, 1910-1929.
London : 1931First edition, number 106 of 125 copies. The Club, founded in 1890 and meeting for dinner once a quarter, was entirely dedicated to Khayyám and Fitzgerald's Rubáiyát. The first book had been published in 1910, with this second book covering the intervening years; it reproduces their menus, and prints the artistic and poetic contributions of the members.... Learn More£350.00
Stock Code: 130718
FITZGERALD, Edward. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám,
London : 1868Second edition, substantially expanded and revised from the first of 1859. Five hundred copies of the second edition were printed, with Quaritch selling each at a price of 1s. 6d.; when a copy re-appeared in their catalogue in 1929, it had already reached a price of 52 10s. (Potter, p. 12). FitzGerald substantially revised the text of the Rubáiyát... Learn More£5,000.00
Stock Code: 130715
(BRANGWYN, Frank.) FITZGERALD, Edward. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám.
London & Edinburgh : 1919Deluxe edition, limited to 350 unnumbered copies. Rubáiyáts with Brangwyn's illustrations were published from 1906 onwards; this edition, the most comprehensive and elaborate, includes seven illustrations by the artist hitherto unpublished. The text is that of the first edition of 1859. Learn More£375.00
Stock Code: 138906
(FISH, Anne Harriet.) FITZGERALD, Edward. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám.
New York : 1922First US edition of the Annie Fish Rubáiyát, the UK edition was published the same year; copies with the dust jacket are decidedly scarce. Anne Harriet Fish (1890-1914) was one of the wittiest and most trenchant cartoonist-illustrators of the 20s. She studied under John Hassall, at the London School of Art and in Paris. Her greatest vogue was in the... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 125313
FITZGERALD, Edward (trans). Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám.
London : 1940First edition thus, first printing, number 44 of 125 copies signed by the artist and specially bound. The text reprints FitzGerald's first published version of the Rubáiyát in 1859.
Gooden (1892-1955) was an English artist who studied at the Slade School of Fine Art and is best known for his fine copper engravings. His work includes several... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 137333
SMITH, Edward E. Skylark of Valeron.
Reading, PA : 1949First edition, first printing. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper, below a gift inscription, not in the author's hand ("What can the vintner buy one half so precious as what he sells" - a misquotation from Fitzgerald's translation of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam). Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 110482
LE GALLIENNE, Richard. Omar Repentant.
New York : 1908First edition, signed limited issue. Number 89 of 100 copies on Japanese vellum signed by the author, with an additional quatrain not appearing in the trade edition. Le Gallienne had published a translation of Omar Khayyam's Rubaiyat in 1897, but Omar Repentant is his own creation, a poetic satire on Khayyam's own adulation of drink as a solution to... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 114553
[BURTON, Richard F.] The Kasîdah (Couplets) of Hajî Abdû El-Yezdî.
London : 1880]First edition, first issue, with the title page undated and not naming Bernard Quaritch as the publisher. Penzer believed that the entire first edition probably consisted of no more than 200 copies, most of which was intended for private distribution among Burton's friends, and that the first issue "was very small indeed". Burton claimed the Kasidah... Learn More£5,000.00
Stock Code: 127527
KIPLING, Rudyard. Captains Courageous.
London : 1897First UK edition, binder's presentation copy, with a calligraphic inscription in manuscript in red and black ink, "To Irene, with best wishes for a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. From the bindery, December 1920", signed by George Sutcliffe beneath the inscription, to the fourth binder's blank (Sangorski having died in 1912). It is probable that... Learn More£650.00
Stock Code: 121101