THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
by Edward Fitzgerald; Laurence Housman
Illustrated by Charles Robinson
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. circa. 1944
Slightly better than good condition. Translated by Fitzgerald, introduction by Housman. Red cloth covers, elaborate gilt vignette and title to front cover. 4 superb tipped-in colour plates. Decorations surrounding text. 94 pages.
Bumping to spine, corners and top and bottom edge of rear board. Spine and part of rear board faded and a little foxed. Boards are mottled. Bookplate to front pastedown and inscription plus '198' written on front endpaper. Foxing to prelims and page edges. Inner bottom corner of all plates a little creased.
Stock no. 1406743