The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam: With the Address of John Hay at the Omar Khayyam Club, London
1899·East Aurora, NY
by Edward Fitzgerald, Translator
East Aurora, NY: The Roycroft Press, 1899. 1/4 leather. Near Fine. A handsome, custom-made binding to this copy of the 1899 Roycroft Press editon of The Rubaiyat. #587 OF 920 COPIES SIGNED AT THE LIMITATION BY ELBERT HUBBARD, THE BOOK'S DESIGNER AND PUBLISHER. This copy hand-bound in a 1/4 light-brown leather over illuminated, decorative boards AND SIGNED BY THE BINDER (RICHARD HEXTER) at the rear pastedown. Clean and Near Fine, with lovely illuminated flourishes thruout. Oblong 12mo, this copy also includes a felt-lined chemise (whose boards do show some soiling) and an attractive, VG+ slipcase (with just a bit of scuffing) which matches the book.
(Inventory #: 13117)
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