(1946) · Leigh-on-Sea, England
This classic allegorical poem of Persian/Tajik literature comes from the pen of Jami (1414–92) and was translated in 1856 by Edward Fitzgerald (1809–83), the famed translator of "Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyám." The illustrations here, in color, are by E.A. Cox.
Limited to 1000 copies.
. Publisher's red cloth with gilt title and "tailpiece-"like device on front board and title in gilt on spine. Fore- and tailedges deckled. A fine copy. (Inventory #: 36981)