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FITZGERALD, Edward.

Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám....

The Astronomer-Poet of Persia. Rendered Into English Verse.

Availability: In stock

Published: London Macmillan and Co. Ltd; Macmillan & Co., New York, 1896

Stock Code: 130720

£750
OR On display in 43 Dover Street

Notes

A most attractively bound copy showing strong arts and crafts influence, decorated with trailing lanceolate leaves and nine-petalled flowers.

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Description

Octavo (196 x 131 mm). Contemporary dark reddish-brown morocco for Bumpus of Oxford Street, gilt spine lettered, trailing stylised foliate motif wrapping around covers and spine, gilt ruled turn-ins, marbled endpapers, edges gilt gauffered.

Condition

Presentation copy to William Napier Bruce (1858-1936), Pro-Chancellor of the University of Wales from "J. R", inscribed on the front free endpaper (with a few neat marginal pencillings against particular quatrains). Spine a little sunned, a few minor abrasions, front board slightly sprung. A very good copy.

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