RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
by Edward Fitzgerald
Illustrated by Fish
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head Limited. 1st. 1922
Almost very good condition. Large format, 11.75 x 9.25". Black cloth spine with gilt titles and decoration. Orange, black and gilt decorated matt boards. Illustrated endpapers. 20 colour plates including half-title design. Black, orange and white illuminated letter at the start of each Quatrain. Top edge orange, others uncut. 108 pages.
Spine bumped, worn and darkened. Bumping and wear, heavy in places with loss, to corners and cover edges. Covers a little grubby and foxed. A couple of hinges starting to crack but binding is firm. Some light foxing and browning and an odd mark to contents. All plates present, some tissue guards creased. Contained in slipcase that is fraying along top and bottom edges were covering is becoming unstuck.
Stock no. 1506979