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Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam Rendered Into English Verse By Edward Firzgerald

by Fitzgerald, Edward

Condition: Near Fine

London and Glasgow: Collins (1947) New Edition. Edited by G.F. Maine. The contents include : an introduction by Lawrence Housman. Edward Firzgerald - the man, by G.F. Maine. Omar Khayyam by Edward Fitzgerald. The First 1859, Second 1868, and Fifth Edition 1889, Variations in texts. Comparative Table of Quatrains. Notes to the Second Edition. Glossary and Bibliography. The twelve illustrations in this edition are printed in six colours by the offset process on Mettotex offset cartridge. A list of illustrations is provided. The frontispiece illustrates Quatrain 71. Red cloth boards. Gilt design embossed around black title block on front board. Black title block with gilt to spine, same gilt design used. Cream-coloured endpapers - no ownership markings.. Hard Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by Robert Stewart Sherriffs.
  • Bookseller: Gilt Edge Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: A1123
  • Title: Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam Rendered Into English Verse By Edward Firzgerald
  • Author: Fitzgerald, Edward
  • Illustrator: Robert Stewart Sherriffs
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Collins
  • Place: London and Glasgow
  • Keywords: Omar Khayyam Edward Firzgerald Robert Stewart Sherriffs
  • Bookseller catalogs: Illustrated;
  • Subjects: ART / Commercial / Illustration;


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