Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
Khayyam, Omar; Edward Fitzgerald , Willy Pogany(illus.)
Place Published: Philadelphia
Publisher: David McKay
Date Published: 1942
Edition: First edition thus
Book Id: 45235
101pp. Small quarto [25 cm] Red cloth with gilt stamped titles, and a gilt stamped decorative design on the front cover. Very good, with several areas of minor abrasion on the front board. The pages are clean and bright. With the publisher's original glassine dust wrapper in near fine condition, with just a little chipping at the edges. The publisher's black paper covered box is in very good condition, with rubbing to the extremities, and soiling on the bottom side of the box.
With illustrations by Hungarian artist, Willy Pogány. 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.