Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam.

Edward Fitzgerald (Translater)

$35.00

Publisher: Illustrated by Sarkis Katchadourian. Galahad Books. New York. 1974.

1 in stock

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Description

8vo, 132pp. Hardcover with dark brown boards and gilt illustration on front board and purple and gilt detaill on the spine with olive green endpapers, gilt eges being overall in very good condition but no d/w available. text, illustrations and colour plates in excellent condition. The beautiful colour plates and decorations by Katchadourian set this edition apart from most others. It has good explanatory chapters about the famous Iranian illustrator and of course the Persian astronomer -poet Omar Khayyam who lived and worked in the 11th and 12th Centuries. A famous and fascinating piece of romantic poetry, this is indeed a lovely edition.