Lot 188 of 350:
Rubiyat of Omar Khayyam illustrations by Elihu Vedder  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$720
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam: The Astronomer-poet of Persia
Author:
Omar Khayyam
Place:
Boston
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Company
Date:
1884
Description:

64 pages printed on one side of the leaf only. Every page with text enclosed in an elaborate border by Vedder. (Folio) 39.5x30.5 cm. (15½x12") original gilt decorated brown cloth. First Edition Thus.

The scarce and desirable folio issue of Vedder's masterful interpretation of the Rubaiyat.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Light wear to extremities; near fine.
 
Item number:
291574
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