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

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

by Fitzgerald, Edward (Trans.)

Condition: Good/No Jacket

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.
  • 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: London
  • Date published: 1913
  • Keywords: Bull, Signed, Rubaiyat, Illustrated, Ebay
  • Size: 4to


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