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SA Auction #95 begins on 11 Nov 2021

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Dulac (Edmund) Illustrator

RUBÁIYÁT OF OMAR KHAYYÁM

Published: Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1909

Edition: Second edition

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Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. With illustrations by Edmund Dulac.

Printed from the second edition by permission of Messrs. Macmillan & Co Ltd.

20 tipped-in colour plates by Dulac mounted on card leaves within elaborately decorated borders and protected by tissue guards, accompanying text printed within simpler borders, bound in white buckram and titled in gold on the upper cover within a fine gilt design depicting elephants and peacocks, gilt titling on the spine, the buckram on the upper cover is clean and bright, the spine is very slightly darkened and there are several small brown spots on the back panel, bookplate on the front paste-down endpaper, birthday gift inscription on the half title page, contents and plates are bright, overall a very good copy.

  • Overall Condition: A very good copy
  • Size: 4to (285 x 225 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Paul Mills
  • Country: South Africa
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