Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam the Astronomer Poet of Persia Rendered Into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. Decorated by W. B. MacDougall. Omar Khayyam, Edward Fitzgerald.
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam the Astronomer Poet of Persia Rendered Into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. Decorated by W. B. MacDougall
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam the Astronomer Poet of Persia Rendered Into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. Decorated by W. B. MacDougall
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam the Astronomer Poet of Persia Rendered Into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. Decorated by W. B. MacDougall
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam the Astronomer Poet of Persia Rendered Into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. Decorated by W. B. MacDougall
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam the Astronomer Poet of Persia Rendered Into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. Decorated by W. B. MacDougall
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam the Astronomer Poet of Persia Rendered Into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. Decorated by W. B. MacDougall

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam the Astronomer Poet of Persia Rendered Into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. Decorated by W. B. MacDougall

London and New York: MacMillan & Co. Ltd; The Macmillan Company, 1898. W. B. MacDougall. First edition with illustrations by MacDougall. Leather bound. [48pp.] Quarto [27 cm] Bound by Riviere & Son in 3/4 leather with marbled paper over boards ruled with gilt. Top edge gilt. Bottom edges deckled. Very good with light wear to edges. Reprints the text of Fitzgerald's first edition. Pages framed by various elaborately decorative borders by Octave Lacour, including half title and orange/black printed title page. Item #60477

First edition with illustrations by Scottish artist William Brown MacDougall (1868-1936). MacDougall exhibited regularly at the Paris Salon, Royal Academy, Royal Scottish Academy, and the Glasgow Institute. He is known for illustrating books by Robert Louis Stevenson and Dante Gabriel Rossetti.

Price: $750.00

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