RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM. Rendered in English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. The text of the first edition. Illustrated by Arthur Szyk. Omar Khayyam.
RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM. Rendered in English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. The text of the first edition. Illustrated by Arthur Szyk.

RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM. Rendered in English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. The text of the first edition. Illustrated by Arthur Szyk.

New York: Heritage Press, 1940. First edition thus. Hardcover. Quarto. Unpaginated, 68 french-fold leaves; 8 mounted, full-color plates, colophon. Bound in smooth-grain blue morocco over padded boards, gilt-stamped illustration on cover. 11" x 8.25" Very Good. Item #039637

Colophon: The illustrations for this edition were drawn in colour and gold by Arthur Szyk, and printed in London by the Sun Engraving Company. The text was set, and the pages made-up in English Monotype Sachsenwald with Albertus Capitals, to the design and under the direction of Ernest Ingham at the Fanfare Press, in London.

Price: $250.00

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