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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam by  Edward (Trans.) Fitzgerald - Signed First Edition - 1913 - from Temple Rare Books (SKU: 000025)

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

by Fitzgerald, Edward (Trans.)

  • Used
  • good
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Good/No Jacket
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About This Item

London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1913. Unpaginated. Full vellum, gilt title to spine, elaborate gilt and blue design to upper cover. Covers very slightly soiled, with some minor black marking to foot of lower cover, hint of foxing to spine, lacks ties. Fore-edge foxed, spilling over on to the margins of most text pages, though the plate pages are generally clean, and the actual images are all clean and bright, half-title foxed. Complete with ten tipped-in plates by Bull. Limited edition of 250 copies, this being number 2, signed by Bull to the limitation leaf. Now housed in a cloth, velvet-lined, drop back box, title in gilt to spine. Potter 99. Signed by Illustrator. First Edition. Full Vellum. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Bull, Rene. 4to. Limited Edition.

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Details

Bookseller
Temple Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
000025
Title
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
Author
Fitzgerald, Edward (Trans.)
Illustrator
Bull, Rene
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Hodder and Stoughton
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1913
Keywords
Bull, Signed, Rubaiyat, Illustrated, Ebay
Size
4to

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Temple Rare Books

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About Temple Rare Books

Temple Rare Books is a division of Temple Bookbinders, which has been established for nearly twenty years. The bookshop is based within the bindery building. It is open between 10am and 4pm weekdays, any other times by appointment. All books listed on the website can be examined here, but please let us know first if you are travelling, so that we can make sure it is still available. Not all of the books in the shop are listed on the website. We are members of the PBFA and ABA and exhibit at several of their book fairs, please see our fairs / events page. We attend many auctions and are happy to execute commission bids on your behalf. We will issue printed catalogues sporadically, if you would like to receive these, please contact us at books@templerarebooks.com

Glossary

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jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
foxed
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process...[more]
vellum
Vellum is a sheet of specialty prepared skin of lamb, calf, or goat kid used for binding a book or for printing and writing. ...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
soiled
Generally refers to minor discoloration or staining.
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
plate
Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,...[more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]

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