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(BRANGWYN, Frank.) FITZGERALD, Edward.

Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám.

London & Edinburgh, T. N. Foulis, 1919 Stock Code: 138906
£375.00
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Notes

Deluxe 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1906 onwards; this edition, the most comprehensive and elaborate, includes seven illustrations by the artist hitherto unpublished.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.

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Description

Quarto. Original vellum, spine lettered and blocked with grapes motif in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut.

Illustrations

With 15 colour plates by Frank Brangwyn mounted on grey paper; one quatrain to a page printed within a grape vine border.

Condition

Covers somewhat bowed with light soiling, slight mark to spine, short closed tear at fore edge of quatrians xxxi/xxxii, contents clean. A very good copy.

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