Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
Khayyam, Omar; Edward Fitzgerald (Translator) , Willy Pogany(illus.)
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell Company
Book Id: 38658
Quarto [26 cm] Pale green cloth lettered and decoratively stamped in gilt (the gilt on the spine has faded). Publisher's red top stain. Good only. The extremities are mildly bumped, rubbed and darkened. The front cover has a prominent abraded area. There is a previous owner's name and notation on the verso of the title page. A couple of the pages have brief pencil markings, and there are lengthy erased pencil markings visible on pp. 90 and 91. With 9 of the 12 tipped in plates. Missing the frontispiece illustration and the illustrations at pp. 26 and 93.
The First and Fourth Renderings in English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. With illustrations by Hungarian artist, Willy Pogany. Pogány designed and illustrated over 150 books including Sonnets from the Portuguese, The Song Celestial, The Adventures of Odysseus, Gulliver's Travels, and numerous others, both classic and original.