Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám.London & Edinburgh, T. N. Foulis, 1919 Stock Code: 138906
NotesDeluxe 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1906 onwards; this edition, the most comprehensive and elaborate, includes seven illustrations by the artist hitherto unpublished.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.
Quarto. Original vellum, spine lettered and blocked with grapes motif in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut.
With 15 colour plates by Frank Brangwyn mounted on grey paper; one quatrain to a page printed within a grape vine border.
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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