Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. Edward Fitzgerald, Edmund Dulac, illustrations.
Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám
Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

New York: Garden City Books, 1952. Reprint Edition. Quarto, publisher's cream leatherette, upper board and spine gilt and stamped in red and green, top edge stained red, illustrated endpapers, original illustrated dust jacket.

"Ah! my Beloved, fill the Cup that clears / To-day of past Regrets and future Fears– / To-morrow?–Why, To-morrow I may be / Myself with Yesterday's Sev'n thousand Years" (quatrain XX from the first edition). Midcentury illustrated edition of Fitzgerald's Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, containing the text of the first English edition (1859), the second (1868), and the posthumously published fifth (1889). With 12 color plates by French-British illustrator Edmund Dulac. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. Light embrowning to pastedowns from binder's glue. Light general wear to dust jacket with some fading to spine. Very good. Item #2203

$60.00

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