Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam with Illustrations by Edmund Dulac
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam with Illustrations by Edmund Dulac
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam with Illustrations by Edmund Dulac
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam with Illustrations by Edmund Dulac

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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam with Illustrations by Edmund Dulac

KHAYYAM, Omar

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Omar Khayyam was a poet, mathematician and astronomer in 11th century Persia. Edward FitzGerald (180983) made Khayym the most famous poet of the East in the West through his celebrated translation of Khayyam's quatrains. Edmund Dulac was a French book illustrator prominent during the so called "Golden Age of Illustration" (the first quarter or so of the twentieth century).

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: nd
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    Unpaginated. 28 cm. Early edition with 20 tipped-in colour plates. Beige cloth hardcover with gold impressing has gilt letters "BH" added to front cover. Slight soiling of rear board. Front pastedown has bookplate "Congratulations and Best Wishes, Betty" and opposite endpaper has bookplate for "Beecher Haggan" as well as ink doodling. Foxing. Rear pastedown dated 1918 with added bookplate and ink lettering. While the boards show wear, the text and illustrations within remain bright and clear.

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