Edward Fitzgerald's Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam with Their Original Persian Sources Collated from His Own Mss., and Literally Translated by Edward Heron-Allen. Omar Khayyam.

Edward Fitzgerald's Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam with Their Original Persian Sources Collated from His Own Mss., and Literally Translated by Edward Heron-Allen

London / Boston: Bernard Quaritch / L. C. Page and Co., 1899. Limited edition. Hardcover. xvi, 163 pp., frontispiece; quarto, red decorative cloth with cover design in gilt and dark green, top edge gilt. Spine slightly faded, else very good, quite clean and unworn. Item #23234

Text presents Edward Fitzgerald's translated quatrains on facing pages with the Persian original text and Edward Heron-Allen's translation. Edition of 2500 copies; 2000 for Great Britain, 500 for America. "L.C. Page & Co., Boston, 1900" embossed in gilt at foot of spine. Ex-libris author (Adventures in Americana, et al) and book collector Frederick W. Skiff with his bookplate on front pastedown.

Price: $100.00

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