Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Omar Khayyam, Edward Fitzgerald.

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Philadelphia: David McKay, 1942. Willy Pogany. First edition thus. Hardcover. 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. Item #45235

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.

Price: $150.00

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