THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM; AND THE SALAMAN AND ABSAL OF JAMI
by KHAYYAM, OMAR.
London: Bernard Quaritch, 1879. Purple cloth-covered boards. Front cover sunned around edges. Top edge gilt. Spine gilt bright, rubbed at extremities. Frontispiece drawing. Border book with corner floral pieces. Quite clean throughout. Old date "1882" top of half-title page. This is the fourth Fitzgerald translation of the Persian poet's classic work, the last translation overseen by Fitzgerald.. The first translation was in 1859. 112pp. See Grolier;s 100 Greatest Books, #197, NCBEL Volume 3,484. . Fourth Fitzgerald Edition. 1/4 Black Leather. Light to Moderate Cover Wear/No Jacket. Small Octavo.
(Inventory #: 013920)
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