THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM. Omar KHAYYAM.

THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM

London: MacMillan & Co., 1909. Reprint. Hardcover. The Golden Treasury Edition. Small octavo (3-7/8" x 6") bound by Morrell in full green morocco leather with floral gilt decoration and rules on both covers and gilt rules on the spine which has five raised bands and gilt lettering; gilt dentelles; all edges gilt. The text is presented in two translations: the first not identified except by the editor's initials "W. A. W." and the second Edward Fitzgerald's First English Translation of 1859. Presentation inscription from singer Lade Lovelle of the Temple's English Entertainers on the front pastedown, endpaper, four front blanks, and title page (apparently he had a lot to say), and a small label on the bottom margin of the contents page. Light rubbing along spine edges with splits beginning at the bottom of both covers which are tight. Near Fine in a handsome binding. Item #014144

Price: $250.00

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