Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam: The First and Fourth Renderings in English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald (in a dust jacket). Omar Khayyam, Willy Pogany.

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam: The First and Fourth Renderings in English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald (in a dust jacket)

New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, No date. Willy Pogany. Hardcover. 171pp. Quarto [26 cm] Pale orange cloth over boards, with decorative gilt lettering and embellishments on the backstrip and front board, and an illustrated paper label on the front board. Top edge gilt. Illustrated with twelve tipped-in color plates by Willy Pogany. Also contains numerous tipped-in gold and black illustrations throughout the text. In the dust jacket, with multiple splits along the folds, some which have been backed with tissue on the reverse. The longest split measures 7" Very good / good. Item #55274

A superlatively beautiful rendering of one of the most enduring classic poems. This version is translated by Edward Fitzgerald.

Price: $400.00

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