Lot 190 of 222:
The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám designed by Bruce Rogers  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$240
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, the Astronomer Poet of Persia. Translation by Edward Fitzgerald (1809-1883), edited by William Augustus Brown

Author:
Khayyam, Omar

Place:
Boston

Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Company

Date:
1900

Description:
Designed by Bruce Rogers and printed at The Riverside Press. Attractively bound in three-quarter leather over green cloth-covered boards. Top page edge gilt. Mild wear to the bottom cover edges. Edition limited to 300 numbered copies, this is #120.
Edition limited to 300 numbered copies, this is #120. The verso of the title page reads ”This is a reprint of the [1868] Second Edition, modified by the insertion of omitted stanzas and by some of the variants of the First, Third and Fourth Editions [respectively published in 1859, 1872, and 1879]. With introductions and Notes by the Editor.”
Donated by Charles A. Goldsmid, Claremont, CA.

Lot Amendments

Condition:
One small spot on the bottom page edge. Else a very handsome copy; internally clean and fresh. Sympathetic (unobtrusive) professional / archival restoration to the top inch of the head of the spine; and reinforcement of the outer joints.


 
Item number:
244065
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