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Author Name    [Pogany, Willy]; Khayyám, Omar; FitzGerald, Edward (transl.); Saintsbury, George (introduction)

Title   RUBÁIYÁT OF OMAR KHAYYÁM THE FIRST AND FOURTH RENDERINGS IN ENGLISH VERSE BY EDWARD FITZGERALD WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY WILLY POGANY

Binding   Full morocco

Book Condition   Very good +

Edition   First Thus

Publisher   London George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. 1930

Illustrator   Pogany, Willy

Seller ID   964

4to (7¾” x 10¼”). Publisher's teal morocco with gilt stamped medallion and red calf onlay; spine with 4 raised bands and titles in gilt and triple rule at head and foot of spine. t.e.g. Limited edition of 750 copies for England signed by the artist; this is copy number 505. Includes a black and white etching signed by the artist tipped in opposite the title page, 12 color tipped in illustrations with tissue guards, 2 full page black and white designs marking beginning of the first and fourth renderings and black and white head and tail pieces throughout. Pogany first illustrated the Rubáiyát in 1909, and released this more westernized version in 1930; a transitional work that shows both Art Nouveau and Art Deco influences.

Price = 875.00 USD



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