Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám
Khayyám, Omar; Edward Fitzgerald , René Bull(illus.)
Place Published: London
Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton
Date Published: No date
Edition: First trade edition featuring the illustrations of René Bull
Book Id: 43553
Quarto [28.5 cm] Brown cloth over boards decoratively lettered and ornamentally stamped in blue and gilt on the spine and front cover. With ten full-page tipped-in color illustrations, 19 smaller mounted color illustrations, and decorative borders and vignettes on the pages. Printed tissue guards. Very good plus condition, with moderate rubbing at the spine ends and corners of the covers. There is a very subtle, small moisture stain on the bottom fore edge corner of the text block (this stain does not bleed onto the margins of the pages).
Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated in Colour and in Line by René Bull. The first René Bull trade edition, in very attractive condition and with very few flaws.