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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam by  EDWARD  OMAR. FITZGERALD - Hardcover - 1905 - from The Manhattan Rare Book Company (SKU: 1707)

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

by [FINE BINDING]. KHAYYAM, OMAR. FITZGERALD, EDWARD

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London: Macmillan & Co. 1905. Hardcover. Fine. 1905 edition of The Rubaiyat; MAGNIFICENTLY BOUND BY RAMAGE. The elaborate contemporary binding by Ramage features dark green morocco inlaid in a Padeloup-style mosaic pattern, covers bordered with thin decorative and plain gilt rules, the rest of the boards entirely covered with inlaid diapering featuring rows of pale yellow lozenges tooled with gilt fleurons, these flanked on all four sides with inlaid navy circles, the green morocco tooled with curving gilt lines attached to the dots. Spine compartments with similar inlaid pale yellow lozenges tooled in gilt and title in gilt, pastedowns framed by dark green morocco inlaid with pale yellow circles at the corners and with gilt floral tooling; cream-colored watered silk endleaves. Born in London in the mid 19th century, John Ramage worked with the distinguished Marcellin Lortic after serving an apprenticeship with John Wright. Ramage later opened his own shop in London where his bindings were celebrated for their remarkably delicate, careful, and elaborate gilt work. London: Macmillan & Co., 1905. Small octavo (4 1/8" x 6 1/8"), full morocco gilt by Romage, all edges gilt. Faint evidence of owner stamp on verso of front free endpaper, tiny chip to top of the spine. An outstanding binding, extremely well-preserved.

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Bookseller
The Manhattan Rare Book Company US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
1707
Title
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
Author
[FINE BINDING]. KHAYYAM, OMAR. FITZGERALD, EDWARD
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
1905
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Macmillan & Co
Place of Publication
London
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A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
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octavo
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