by [Rubaiyat] FitzGerald, Edward; Omar Khayyam; Adelaide Hanscom and Blanche Cumming
London: George G. Harrap and Co., 1908. Hardcover. Fine. Unusual photographically-inspired illustrations by two women Californian photographers, Adelaide Hanscom and Blanche Cumming. The 28 colored printed photogravures are staged by models in costume, tipped in, with tissue guards. Text printed and illustrations printed on one side only of individual sheets. 4to, unpaginated, 43 leaves of text, and 28 full-page photogravure plates. Magnificently bound in an Art Nouveau green cloth binding. Gilt and brown pictorial front cover, title and A small Art Nouveau designed bookplate with the name "Elsie" handwritten in, and a very early penciled in price of 5 pounds, written in below. This edition was the only one illustrated with Hanscom's photographic studies in color. (Inventory #: 22341)
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