Lot 94 of 399:
Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám Dulac Illustrations  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$390
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám
Author:
Omar Khayyam
Place:
London
Publisher:
Hodder and Stoughton
Date:
[1909]
Description:

Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated with 20 tipped-in color plates by Edmund Dulac, decoratively bordered in olive green; captioned tissue-guards. (4to) 28x21.5 cm. (11x8½"), original gilt-decorated and lettered white cloth. First Dulac Illustrated Edition, trade issue.

Lavishly illustrated interpretation of the classic Persian text. Previous owner's bookmark.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Light rubbing and soiling to cloth, corners slightly bumped; front hinge cracked, mild toning to leaves; very good.
 
Item number:
311688
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