Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam of Nashapur. Omar KHAYYAM.
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam of Nashapur.
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam of Nashapur.

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam of Nashapur.

London: Ballantyne Press, 1901.

Translated by Edward Fitzgerald [text from the 1859 edition]. Printed throughout in red & black, the book is designed by Charles Ricketts, with his striking engraved frontispiece & title page. 31pp. Slim 8vo, bound by Bayntun in an absolutely striking and unique binding. Full brown morocco with highly decorative gilt and green-stamped pictorial covers; gilt spine and wide inner dentelles; marbled endpapers, uncut edges, t.e.g. London: Printed by the Ballantyne Press & Vale Press] & sold by Hacon and Ricketts, 1901. Fine.

Scarce. Limited edition of 310 copies on handmade paper. A beautifully printed work, this was one of Rickett's favorite titles done for his Vale Press. SUPERB BINDING THAT MUST BE SEEN.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Fine
Language: English

Price: $4,500.00

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