The Rose Garden of Omar Khayyam.

KHAYYAM, Omar.

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Place Published: Worcester
Publisher: Commonwealth Press
Date Published: 1934

Description: 3/16 inch wide, 5/16 inch long. Full crimson morocco cover, hand sewn, printed on an ordinary press. 28pp., containing 46 choice quatrains. (Worcester: Commonwealth Press, 1934). Near fine.

Comments: Rose Garden Group consists of: 1. The Small Book in the World. 2. A proof sheet of four pages. 3. The definitive edition, 1 3/4 x 1 1/2 inches, with a preface explaining the small book. 4. The Mother Book of the Rose Garden, 5 x 6 inches, printed in two colors. Both 3, and 4, bound in red morocco. 5. "A Thimbleful of Books," an account of small books through the ages, and a particular account of this one. 8vo, red morocco, printed in two colors, fully illustrated. 6. A magnifying glass for reading the small book and proof sheets. The whole group contained in a morocco book-shaped box. One of only 150 sets printed.

Binding: hardcover
Condition: near fine
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 111869


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