Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Rendered into English by Edward Fitzgerald

FISH, Anne Harriet / KHAYYAM, Omar

A book of verses underneath the bough, A jug of wine, a loaf of bread -- and thou

KHAYYAM, Omar Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Rendered into English by Edward Fitzgerald

Bodley Head, 1922.

First edition with illustrations by Fish. Large 4to. Original publisher's black buckram spine with gilt titles over art deco style boards in an orange, gilt and black design. Orange silk page marker present. Orange patterned endpapers. Twenty colour and gold full page Art Deco illustrations under tissue guards (lacking one). Stylised orange and black title page and decorative initials in the text. A very good copy indeed, some rubbing to the edges and offsetting to the half title, but the text and strikingly beautiful illustrations remain rich and vibrant.

Stock ID: 42491

£750.00

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