By: FITZGERALD, EDWARD; VEDDER, ELIHU (binding design, endpaper design and illustrations)
Boston, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1894
Edition: First Thus
Seller ID: 2546
Condition: Very good +
First Thus. 8vo (6 1/2” x 8 1/2”). Holiday Edition; Third printing. 58 unpaginated French fold illustrated leaves + 61 pp. text. IN EXCEPTIONALLY SCARCE ORIGINAL DUST JACKET.
Signed binding by Elihu Vedder; t.e.g. Includes black and brown illustrated endpapers and 59 full page illustrations by Elihu Vedder. The original paper dust jacket repeats the cover and spine designs in black on brown paper.
Vedder's masterwork and the first fully illustrated version of the Rubaiyat incorporating both Pre-Raphaelite and Symbolist sensibilities.
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