RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM. Omar Khayyam, Frank Brangwyn.


Illustrated & decorated by Frank Brangwyn, R.A. Pp. [140], 15 coloured plates hand-tipped onto brown art paper, pictorial title page and large decorative borders to all quatrains printed in dull gilt/brown, vocabulary; narrow demy 4to; t.e.g., others uncut; full vellum, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, the boards lightly soiled and slightly sprung; ribbon marker; inked gift inscription (dated 1926), on upper free endpaper, a couple of leaves faintly creased, a little light foxing, offsetting, and occasional faint soiling; T. N. Foulis, London, 1919. Edition limited to 350 copies printed on hand-made paper; this presumably a deluxe issue, being numbered and signed by the publisher, and in a more elaborate binding. Elfick & Harris 191. *The illustrations are reproduced from oil paintings by Brangwyn. Foulis also published a Brangwyn edition of the Rubaiyat with fewer illustrations in 1911. Item #129442

Price: $2,500.00

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