Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam translated by Edward Fitzgerald
Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam translated by Edward Fitzgerald. Signed by both of the illustrators F. Sangorski & G. Sutcliffe. Hardback bound in vellum, the spine gilt decorated with flowers and adorned with a morocco leather title label, the front cover pictorially gilt stamped depicting a peacock with fanned tail feathers. Translated into English verse by Edward Fitzgerald with an introduction by A C Benson(Fellow of Magdalene College, Cambridge). Reproduced from a manuscript hand written and illuminated by F. Sangorski & G. Sutcliffe. Published by Siegle, Hill & Co., London 1910. Limited edition of five hundred and fifty copies, this copy being four hundred and eighty-three. 13.6 in (34.5 cm) height.
Auction Date: June 2015