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Khayyam, Omar; Edward Fitzgerald (trans)

Published by Houghton, Mifflin & Company, Boston (1884)

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About this Item: Houghton, Mifflin & Company, Boston, 1884. Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine. Illustrated by Elihu Vedder (illustrator). First Edition Thus. First Printing. First, Limited Edition of 100 copies, of which this is No. 22, signed by Vedder, with ornamental title page and 56 magnificent full-page Illustrations. Bound in original brown flat-weave cloth over beveled boards; front cover with gilt lettering, dark brown-stamped ruled borders, symbolist design of vase, vine, swirl and stars, spine with gilt lettering and dark brown-stamped ruled borders and ornaments; gilt and dark brown embossed stamp on front cover, lower right 'V' ; slate coated endpapers; t.e.g., others untrimmed. Elephant Folio. Signed by Vedder on Limitation Page. In the ten months from May 1883 to March 1884, Elihu Vedder (1836-1923) completed a series of drawings in pencil, ink, chalk, and watercolor to accompany this 1884 edition of the Rubaiyat. All of these original drawings, which were proclaimed a masterwork of American art, were included in a special exhibition of "Elihu Vedder's Drawings for the Rubaiyat" at the National Museum of American Art in 1998. The exhibition also included two first edition printings of this Rubaiyat with Vedder's "accompaniments." Vedder's edition was an instant success, selling out only six days after its debut in Boston on November 8, 1884. With this Rubaiyat, Vedder set the standard for artist-designed books in America and England. Critics rushed to acclaim it as a masterwork. He died in Rome in 1923. [Mantle Fielding's Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors & Engravers, p. 972] [Morris & Levin 92] [Potter 201]. An extremely rare, beautiful, large and heavy book. Expertly refurbished in its original Vedder-designed binding. NEAR FINE. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. Unpaginated pp. Signed by Illustrator. Seller Inventory # 1423

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Brown, William Augustus, Editor and Edward Fitzgerald, Translator

Published by Riverside Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts (1900)

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About this Item: Riverside Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1900. Quarter Cloth. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine Binding Cloth. First Thus. #85/300 copies in Limited Edition; book designed by Bruce Rogers; in a very fine book-front slip case specially designed for this copy by Bruce Rogers; quarter leather with 5 raised bands; cloth on a fine slip-case matches the book jacket. Seller Inventory # 000536

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Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám | [Rendered into: Omar Khayyám (18

Omar Khayyám (18 May 1048 - 4 December 1131) was a Persian mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, and poet. [Rendered into English Verse by Edward FitzGerald (31 March 1809 - 14 June 1883)]. Illustrated by Willy Pogany (August 24, 1882 - July 30, 1955) prolific Hungarian illustrator of children's and other books. [William Turner Morrell] Ármin Vámbéry, also known as Arminius Vámbéry (19 March 1832 - 15 September 1913), was a Hungarian Turkologist and traveller.

Published by Published by George G. Harrap & Co., 15 York Street, Covent Garden, London First Edition . 1909. (1909)

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About this Item: Published by George G. Harrap & Co., 15 York Street, Covent Garden, London First Edition . 1909., 1909. First edition de-luxe hard back binding in publisher's original full vellum, hand-tooled gilt decorative spine and front board motif with crescent moons, ivy leaves, hearts and flowers, dotted gilt tooled board edges, twin parallel lines to the rear board, turn-ins with double ruled lines and small stars to the corners surrounded by eight tiny stars, stamp signed in gilt on front turn-in 'Morrell Binder', three colour Persian style patterned third end sheets, top edge gilt. 4to. 11¼'' x 8''. Printed by Vincent Brooks, Day & Son Ltd., Lithographers, London. Hand written number 11 of 25 Limited De-Luxe Edition copies SIGNED by the artist 'Willy Pogany'. Rubáiyát over unnumbered pages printed on Japanese Vellum carrying the 75 quatrains of Edward FitzGerald's version enriched with 24 full-page single-sided tissue-guarded colour plates mounted upon a suitable paper within a plate marked impression. The poem has been printed throughout in different colour Arabic calligraphic font with art nouveau style surround. The colour scheme suggests Eastern inspiration and the artist has specially studied to reproduce the spirit of the Poem, and he has been assisted throughout by a competent Orientalist, a pupil of Professor Ármin Vámbéry. Enclosed with this volume is Harrap's original folding card prospectus, being the actual size of the book, giving details for this volume, the Ordinary Edition and the Limited Edition of 525 copies. Inside front cover with tipped-in colour plate [+ one duplicate spare plate] showing an example of the artwork by Willy Pogany from quatrain 29. Small brown marks across the front cover, and one brown mark to the rear cover, some of the tissues are loose with small nicks to the edges. Member of the P.B.F.A. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. Seller Inventory # 101990

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Omar Khayyam; Edward Fitzgerald, translator

Published by Bernard Quaritch, London (1868)

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About this Item: Bernard Quaritch, London, 1868. Leather bound. Condition: Fine. Second Edition. 8-1/2"x 6-1/4"; pp. xviii +30; Bernard Quaritch/John Childs and Son, printers, limited to 500 copies. Top edge gilt in a magnificent signed binding by Zaehnsdorf of London, in full crushed green levant morocco, marbled endpapers and gilt dentelles. With both front and rear displaying elaborate full gilt frames and scalloped medallion, gilt title to spine and delicately intricate head and heel frame. Protected in contemporary green limp suede envelope chemise. An exquisite, uniquely bound copy of this notable work, significantly expanded and revised from the first edition of 1859 with 110 quatrains. Potter 129. Seller Inventory # 2335

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Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám [Signed]: Omar Khayyám (18

Omar Khayyám (18 May 1048 - 4 December 1131) was a Persian mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, and poet. [Rendered into English Verse by Edward FitzGerald (31 March 1809 - 14 June 1883)]. Illustrated by Ronald Balfour. [Ronald Egerton Balfour (1896-1941)]. Willougby Statham Smyth (c1861-1946 Devon).

Published by Published by Constable and Company Ltd., 10-12 Orange Street, London First Thus Edition . 1920. (1920)

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About this Item: Published by Constable and Company Ltd., 10-12 Orange Street, London First Thus Edition . 1920., 1920. First thus edition hard back binding in publisher's original quarter black buckram over gold straw textured cloth, gilt title lettering to the spine and to the front cover, top edge gilt, fore and lower page edges untrimmed, bevelled edges. Folio. 12¼'' x 9¼''. Hand written number 41 of 50 Limited Edition copies SIGNED by the artist 'Ronald Balfour.' Printed on Japanese vellum paper with an additional colour illustration. Contains [ii, blank], [viii], 152 unnumbered pages with 6 tipped-in full colour plates, 1 additional full-page colour illustration (opposite the title-page) heightened in gilt and water-colour with original tissue-guard, 14 tipped-in two colour plates, 18 tipped-in black and white plates, and numerous black and white text illustrations throughout. House illustrated bookplate belonging to 'Willougby Statham Smyth - Benchams, Devon' to the front paste down. [Willoughby Statham Smith (c1861-1946) of Elliott Brothers (London) Ltd., was a long established electrical instruments company which played an early role in the development of computers in the United Kingdom]. Benchams was built by Willoughby Statham Smith, a successful businessman, when he moved to the area in 1906. The cottage was originally built as an engine house which generated electricity for Southerton and was completely destroyed by fire in 2017. Minor rubbing to the corners and in Very Good clean and bright condition. Member of the P.B.F.A. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. Seller Inventory # 101630

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Roycroft Press- Kinder, Stunning Full Levant Inlaid: Fitzgerald, Edward (transl.)

Fitzgerald, Edward (transl.)

Published by Roycroft Press, East Aurora (1906)

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About this Item: Roycroft Press, East Aurora, 1906. First edition thus. First edition thus. Fabulous full green levant by Louis Herman Kinder and pictured in Wolfe & McKenna ("Louis Herman Kinder," Bird & Bull Press, 1985) bound in rich green crushed morocco with elaborate concentric rectilinear gilt-ruled borders interlaced with leaf and dot patterning and inlaid red floral blossoms on front cover, spine with five raised bands and similar vine patterning and inlaid red morocco blossoms, rear cover with different gilt filet ruled geometric and flourished border design. Wide, attractive dentelles with geometric ruled boards and flourishes, original marbled endsheets. #25 of only 103 Copies, Printed on Japan Vellum, Signed by Hubbard. Wonderful title page (highlighted in gold), smaller illustrations, and initials throughout in seven colors on Ruisdael, designed by W. W. Denslow. A fine example, with no perceptible flaws, and about as good as it gets with top-end Roycroft bindings and art. The binding (in a different color) is Illustration 29 of "Kinder." Housed in a superb folding cloth clamshell case, with felt interior, and gilt lettering on a morocco label on spine, by Sean E. Richards. Seller Inventory # 4727

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Omar Khayyám (18 May 1048 - 4 December 1131) was a Persian mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, and poet. [Rendered into English Verse by Edward FitzGerald (31 March 1809 - 14 June 1883)]. Illustrated Drawings by Elihu Vedder [Elihu Vedder (February 26, 1836 - January 29, 1923) was an American symbolist painter, book illustrator, and poet, born in New York City].

Published by Published by Houghton, Mifflin & Company, Boston | Bernard Quaritch, London First Edition . 1884. (1884)

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About this Item: Published by Houghton, Mifflin & Company, Boston | Bernard Quaritch, London First Edition . 1884., 1884. First edition commenced in May 1883 and finished in March 1884. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original brown elaborately decorated bevelled boards with a design by Vedder stamped in darker brown and gilt to the spine and front cover, top edge gilt, preserved in original buff plain wrapper, charcoal black coated end sheets. Royal 4to. 16'' x 13¼''. pp. [128], printed on one side of paper only on very fine quality white matt card; illustrated and decorated with 56 magnificent full-page illustrations by Elihu Vedder, reproduced by the Lewis phototype process and printed at the Riverside Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Every page bordering a text which is printed in calligraphic script; the printing of the illustrations throughout (all monochrome), is vastly superior to the presentation of the artwork in the trade edition which is considerably smaller in format. Boards and spine are Fine with occasional marginal spotting to the end sheets and not beyond. In original drop sided box. Heavy volume weighing 4.5 kg, extra postage and insurance will be requested over and above our default setting for destinations outside the UK. Member of the P.B.F.A. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. Seller Inventory # 102302

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Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám | Reproduced From: Omar Khayyám (18

Omar Khayyám (18 May 1048 - 4 December 1131) was a Persian mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, and poet. [Rendered into English Verse by Edward FitzGerald (31 March 1809 - 14 June 1883)]. Preface by A. C. Benson. Illuminated by Sangorski and Sutcliffe [Francis Sangorski (1875-1912) and George Sutcliffe (1878-1943)]. The Illustrations are by E. Geddes, and the borders, initials and writing by A. Sutcliffe.

Published by Published by Siegle, Hill & Co., London First Thus Edition . 1910. (1910)

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About this Item: Published by Siegle, Hill & Co., London First Thus Edition . 1910., 1910. First edition thus original publisher's issued binding designed and crafted by the famous firm of Sangorski and Sutcliffe in full stiff vellum over boards and featuring their famous all-over gilt-stamped design of stylised peacock with flowing tail feathers amid a highly decorative background and border motif, spine richly gilt with brown morocco label, top edge gilt, silk headbands, fore and lower page edges untrimmed, lavender and green pictorial end sheets. Folio. 13½'' x 10¼''. Hand written number 169 of 550 Limited Edition copies SIGNED in black fountain by 'F. Sangorski and G. Sutcliffe.' Printed on thick high quality handmade paper, the Rubáiyát has unnumbered pages comprising 66 quatrains enriched with 12 plates printed in gold and colours, text block printed in black and red, with elaborate initials throughout in red, blue, gold, brown and black. Further decorated with fine borders in gilt and colours surrounding the illustrations. In Fine stunning condition. Heavy volume weighing 2.3 kg, extra postage and insurance will be requested over and above our default setting for destinations outside the UK. Member of the P.B.F.A. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. Seller Inventory # 101647

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Binding, Fine- Sangorski and Sutcliffe] Rubaiyat of: Fitzgerald, Edward (transl.)

Fitzgerald, Edward (transl.)

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About this Item: Siegle Hill and Co, London, 1910. First edition thus. First edition thus. Large quarto. Original publisher's issued binding designed and crafted by the famous firm of Sangorski and Sutcliffe in full stiff vellum over boards and featuring their signature all-over gilt-stamped design of stylized peacock with flowing tail feathers amid a highly decorative background and border motif, spine richly gilt with morocco label, superb color pictorial endsheets. A wonderful production, reproduced from a manuscript written and illuminated by F. Sangorski and G. Sutcliffe. Copy Number 147, signed by Mssrs. Sangorski and Sutcliffe. With 12 plates printed in gold and colors, text printed in black and red, with elaborate initials throughout in red, blue, gold, brown and black. Further decorated with fine borders in gilt and colours surrounding the illustrations, beautiful decorative endpapers. Printed on thick, high quality handmade paper with the top edges gilt, and the others roughly cut. This wonderful book represents the first book publication of the famous Sangorski and Sutcliffe illuminated manuscript. The colours are heightened with burnished gold, and the delicate borders are in the manner of the finest manuscripts. A paragon of Sangorski and Sutcliffeís workmanship in print. Near fine. Housed in a modern red cloth slipcase lined with blue velveteen. Seller Inventory # 3642

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Translated by Edward Fitzgerald

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About this Item: Siegle Hill & Co., London, 1910. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. F. Sangorski & G. Sutcliffe (illustrator). Beautiful First Edition Published by Siegle Hill & Co. Number 444 of 550 copies signed illuminated by F. Sangorski & G. Sutcliffe. Hand made paper bound in full vellum featuring a gilt-stamped peacock. Binding is tight, pages are clean. The front end piece has a penciled notation in the upper left corner. Boards are slightly bowed with light soiling on the cover. This is the first book publication of Sangorski & Sutcliffe illuminated manuscript. Near Fine. Signed. Seller Inventory # 111

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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM Translated by Edward: SANGORSKI, G. &

SANGORSKI, G. & SUTCLIFFE, F.

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About this Item: Siegle Hill & Co, 1910. First Deluxe edition, number 529 of 550 copies, printed on hand made paper and signed by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. Folio. Full white vellum with elaborate gilt decoration to the upper cover, depicting a very regal looking peacock. Gilt embellishments to the spine and an olive green spine label lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt and others untrimmed. A near fine copy. Gift inscription to the front blank. Decorative endpapers. Frontispiece and title page illuminated in full colour. Ten other colour illuminations. The text is beautifully printed in red and black. Decorative initials are in red and gold. The lavish decoration and sumptuous embellishments give this the feel of a medieval manuscript. A fabulous production of this most famous of philosophical poems. Seller Inventory # 40059

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Khayyam, Omar

Published by Houghton, Mifflin and Company (Bernard Quaritch, London), Boston (1884)

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About this Item: Houghton, Mifflin and Company (Bernard Quaritch, London), Boston, 1884. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Illustrated by Elihu Vedder (illustrator). First Edition Thus. First Printing. Photo-lithograph plates (56) With ornamental Title-page and 56 magnificent full-page Illustrations by Elihu Vedder, reproduced by the Lewis phototype process. Printed at the Riverside Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Medium brown flat-weave cloth over beveled boards; front cover with gilt-ruled borders, symbolist design of vase, vine, swirl and stars, and titling 'Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam' and 'Drawings by Elihu Vedder'; rear cover without decoration; spine with gilt-ruled borders, floral ornaments, and titling 'Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam'; illustrator's facsimile signature, gilt, on front cover, lower right "V."; grey coated endpapers with grapevine decoration; [also issued uniform in grey]. t.e.g. Detailed collation: 2 Frontis; 3 Title; 6 Pictorial Imprint; 7 Pictorial dedication; 10 Pictorial Fly-title; 11-103 Text of Third Edition; 106 Pictorial Note; 107-111 Notes, within ornamental border; 114-122 Appendix: - Omar Khayyam (by FitzGerald); 123-126 Notes on the Text; 127 List of Illustrations (56). [Potter 201][Morris & Levin 92]. From the moment of its publication, Elihu Vedder's Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám achieved unparalleled success. The first edition appeared in Boston on 8 November 1884; six days later, it was sold out. Critics rushed to acclaim it as a masterwork of American art, and Vedder (1836 - 1923) as the master American artist. [Smithsonian Museum of American Art]. . Boards and spine are Fine. Moderate foxing on page borders and some minor stains, generally not affecting plates or text. A very handsome volume, rare in this condition because, due to its size (16x13") and weight, the hinges are usually split. VERY GOOD/NONE. Photo-lithographed Plates. Folio - 13" x 16". 127 pp. Seller Inventory # 1807

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Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. Rendered into English: FISH, Anne Harriet.)

FISH, Anne Harriet.) FITZGERALD, Edward.

Published by New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, 1922 (1922)

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About this Item: New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, 1922, 1922. Quarto. Original black quarter cloth, spine lettered and blocked in gilt, patterned paper sides, orange decorative endpapers, top edge trimmed, others untrimmed. With the dust jacket. Jacket spine slightly toned and chipped at extremities, repaired short closed-tear at head of front panel, slight bumping to spine ends of binding, small white mark to top edge, a few very minor finger-soiling marks. A particularly nice copy in the dust jacket. Frontispiece, 18 tissue-guarded plates and half-title design by Fish, printed in gold and colours, title page and decorative initials printed in orange and black. First US edition of the Annie Fish Rubáiyát, the UK edition was published the same year; copies with the dust jacket are decidedly scarce. Anne Harriet Fish (1890-1914) was one of the wittiest and most trenchant cartoonist-illustrators of the 20s. She studied under John Hassall, at the London School of Art and in Paris. Her greatest vogue was in the 20s and 30s when she was a staple of Tatler, Cosmopolitan, Harper's Bazaar and American Vanity Fair, where she most notably illustrated advice on social climbing by Dorothy Parker. The Dutch illustrator and writer Cornelis Veth considered her "one of the most important social satirists of the day. He wrote that she depicted modern society with modern boldness. Today her economical and polished designs come across as amusingly sharp, satirical commentaries on the flapper lifestyle" (cited in Peppin & Mickelthwait). This is a transmuted here into a captivating Jazz Age Rubáiyát, "a sumptuous edition" (ODNB), superbly printed at the Curwen Press, the plates, printed by the specialist colour printers George Gibbons and Co., of Leicester, capturing faithfully Fish's incisive line and displaying a fine depth of colour. Houfe, The Dictionary of 19th Century British Book Illustrators and Caricaturists, p. 136; Peppin & Micklethwait, Dictionary of British Book Illustrators: The Twentieth Century, pp. 101-02; Potter, Bibliography of the Rubáiyát, 118. Seller Inventory # 125313

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Fitzgerald, Edward; Illustrated by F. Sangorski and G. Sutcliffe

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About this Item: Siegle, Hill & Company, London, 1910. Signed limited first edition of this work reproduced in color from the manuscript written and illuminated by Francis Sangorski & George Sutcliffe, number 247 of 550 copies signed by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. Folio, bound in publisher's full vellum, front panel elaborately stamped in gilt in a peacock motif, gilt titles and a floral motif to the spine, brown gilt morocco lettering label, pictorial endleaves. With twelve full-page illustrations inserted throughout. In very good condition. The Rubaiyat is one of the most popular poems of all time. A collection of quatrains composed in the eleventh century by Persian poet and philosopher Omar Khayyam, it was first published in English-language translation by Edward Fitzgerald in 1859. Since then, its melancholy tone and enigmatic philosophy of mourning the painful brevity of life while celebrating what pleasures we may find have made it an inspiration to countless people. Seller Inventory # 108452

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Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám [Triple Signed]: Omar Khayyám (18

Omar Khayyám (18 May 1048 - 4 December 1131) was a Persian mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, and poet. [Rendered into English Verse by Edward FitzGerald (31 March 1809 - 14 June 1883)]. Illustrated by Lawrence A. Patterson [Lawrence Andrew Patterson]. With a Critical Analysis by David Anderson.

Published by Published by Johnck, Kibbee & Company, San Francisco, California First Thus Edition . 1926. (1926)

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About this Item: Published by Johnck, Kibbee & Company, San Francisco, California First Thus Edition . 1926., 1926. First thus edition hard back binding in publisher's original vellum covered boards, gilt title lettering to the front cover. 4to. 11½'' x 8½''. The Rubáiyát with unnumbered pages comprising 101 quatrains with full-page and vignette monochrome illustrations throughout by Lawrence Andrew Patterson, followed by [ii, blank], 47pp. This book has been hand-set in Humanistic type, based on the best hand lettering of the Humanistic period. Printed by Johnck, Kibbee & Company, San Francisco, California, U.S.A. below which is SIGNED by the illustrator 'Lawrence Andrew Patterson' and 'David Anderson' who provides a Critical Analysis. Also inscribed by the Publisher John Johnck to the second front free end paper 'Dear Renata, And when the days of our companionship have fled into the Past, forever gone and dead - And when you gently muse, pray keep for me a memory in your golden head, Affectionately, John J. Johnck, February 15, 1932.' In Fine condition. The difficulties involved in printing this Rubáiyát are discussed in an interview between Lawton Kennedy, the printer, and Ruth Teiser, which appears in 'A life in printing : oral history / and related material, 1966-1967' University of California Bancroft Library / Berkeley Regional Oral History Office. Member of the P.B.F.A. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. Seller Inventory # 101631

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Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám | The First: Omar Khayyám (18

Omar Khayyám (18 May 1048 - 4 December 1131) was a Persian mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, and poet. [Rendered into English Verse by Edward FitzGerald (31 March 1809 - 14 June 1883)]. Introduction by Charles Ganz. Illustrated by John Buckland Wright [John Buckland Wright (1897-1954) was a painter and draughtsman, but primarily an etcher and engraver who was self-taught]. Alfred W. Doyle | Joan Amos.

Published by Published by The Golden Cockerel Press, London, First Thus Edition . 1938. (1938)

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About this Item: Published by The Golden Cockerel Press, London, First Thus Edition . 1938., 1938. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original cream leather spine over orange buckram covers, gilt title lettering to the spine, gilt cockerel decoration to the front cover, top edge gilt, fore and lower page edges untrimmed, bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, London. Small folio. 12½'' x 7¾''. Hand written number 286 of 270 (300) copies printed in Perpetua type on Golden Cockerel hand made paper by Arnold & Foster. pp, 31, 75 quatrains, [blank], 63-100 [ii] enriched with 8 full-page engravings by John Buckland Wright. In very near Fine condition. SIGNED inscription by the artist to the front free end paper 'Inscribed for Alfred W. Doyle at the request of Joan Amos - John Buckland Wright, April 1943.' Below which is inscribed 'To my husband, with love, Joan (April 22nd, 1943).' Member of the P.B.F.A. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. Seller Inventory # 101635

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Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam. 242/750 Vellum copy: Omar Khayyam

Omar Khayyam

Published by Hodder and Stoughton (1909)

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About this Item: Hodder and Stoughton, 1909. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Limited UK edition No. 242/750 signed by the artist Edmund Dulac (the American Limited edition run is smaller but not signed). Comes with slipcase. Silk ties and all illustrations are present,covered by tissue guards (all present) and are very good indeed. Vellum is uniformly browned. Page edges are browned and the bottom page edges have some darkening towards the spine but this does not penetrate to pages. A sound copy of this beautiful book. No inscriptions. Extra postage applies. More images available on request. Signed by Illustrator(s). Seller Inventory # ABE-18921571380

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Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám Rendered into English: Omar Khayyám (18

Omar Khayyám (18 May 1048 - 4 December 1131) was a Persian mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, and poet. [Rendered into English Verse by Edward FitzGerald (31 March 1809 - 14 June 1883)]. Illustrated by René Bull (11 December 1872 - 14 March 1942) was a British illustrator and photographer.

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About this Item: Published by Hodder and Stoughton Ltd., London First Edition Thus . 1913., 1913. First edition thus René Bull illustrated hard back binding in publisher's original vellum covers, gilt title lettering to the spine, richly decorated in gilt and blue to the front cover, top edge gilt. 4to. 11½'' x 9¼''. Title high-lighted in gilt. Hand written number 221 of 250 Limited Edition copies SIGNED by the artist 'René Bull'. Rubáiyát over unnumbered pages carrying the 75 quatrains of Edward FitzGerald's version enriched with 10 full-page mounted colour plates and 19 mounted vignettes by René Bull, many line drawings and borders. New silk ties professionally refurbished. Just a little foxing to the end sheets and in Very Good condition. Member of the P.B.F.A. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. Seller Inventory # 101848

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THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM: Edward Fitzgerald with

Edward Fitzgerald with Illustrations by Willy Pogany (MOUNTENEY BINDING)

Published by George G. Harrap & Co, London (1909)

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About this Item: George G. Harrap & Co, London, 1909. Condition: Fine. Willy Pogany (illustrator). A fine copy bound in full leather [Mounteney Binding]. First Edition, 1909. Printed in colors within ornamental boarders throughout, with numerous illustrations by Willy Pogany [24 tipped in plates] All plates are in excellent condition. Crimson morocco gilt, spine in six compartments with five raised bands, gilt-lettered in one, turn-ins gilt, decorative paper doubllures and end papers, top edge gold gilt. STAMP-SIGNED BY MOUNTENEY. Seller Inventory # 003690B

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Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. Rendered into English: DULAC, Edmund (illus.);

DULAC, Edmund (illus.); FITZGERALD, Edward.

Published by London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1909] (1909)

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About this Item: London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1909], 1909. Quarto. Original vellum, titles and decoration to spine and front cover in gilt, decorated endpapers, top edge gilt, others uncut, later silk ties. Advertisement for a Dulac exhibition loosely inserted. Light soiling to vellum, covers a little bowed, else a very good copy. With 20 tipped in colour plates and printed paper guards. Signed limited edition, number 488 of 750 copies signed by Dulac. Seller Inventory # 134398

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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM, Rendered Into English: Bull René illus.];

Bull René illus.]; Fitzgerald, Edward

Published by London Hodder and Stoughton [1913] (1913)

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About this Item: London Hodder and Stoughton [1913], 1913. First edition with Bull's illustrations. Each page decorated by René Bull, with 10 beautiful tipped-in colour plates within fine gilt printed frames, numerous smaller tipped-in colour vignettes, decorations and line drawings printed in blue. 4to, publisher s very beautiful and original terra-cotta cloth embellished with elaborate lettering and pictorial decorations in bright gilt and blue on upper cover and spine. LXXV ff.+ plates A mint copy, as pristine and never used, an especially bright and appealing copy of this beautiful book. The cloth is unblemished and without wear and as mint, internally extremely bright and fine, all plates, paste-downs and tissues pristine, only a hint of spotting and just at the prelims. FIRST EDITION AND AN EXCEPTIONAL COPY OF THIS MARVELOUS ILLUSTRATED BOOK, NOW BECOMING ESPECIALLY SCARCE IN SUCH BRILLIANT CONDITION. Bull's illustrations for the Rubaiyat remain among the most evocative and beautiful ever accomplished. This book alone cements his reputation among the great book illustrators of the early twentieth century. The strikingly romantic text of the poem is greatly enriched by beautiful decorations which adorn every page of text. A truly passionate book. Seller Inventory # 29571

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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (Signed Limited Edition): Khayyam, Omar. Edmund

Khayyam, Omar. Edmund Dulac (illustrator), Edward Fitzgerald (translator)

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About this Item: Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1909. First Thus. Limited to 750 copies, numbered and signed by the artist (this copy being 68). Large quarto (12 5/16 x 9 7/8 inches; 313 x 250 mm.). [124] pages (including inserted title). Original vellum over boards pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt on front cover and spine. Later silk ties. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Tan end-papers stamped in light olive green with a repeated peacock feather design. Ink name on front paste-down. Twenty color plates mounted on buff vellum-like paper with gilt over tan decorative borders. With descriptive tissue guards. Text printed on rectos only within a brown decorative border. Minimal discoloration to vellum, front board very slightly bowed, otherwise a Near Fine copy. "In point of excellence of art, popularity, distinction and profit the crowning achievement. was the publication of the Fitzgerald version of the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám illustrated by Edmund Dulac. The book was a joy and a treasure. Its public acceptance was immediate and great." Hughey 21. Seller Inventory # 3618

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THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM: DULAC, Edmund

DULAC, Edmund

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About this Item: Hodder & Stoughton, 1909. First edition, Deluxe issue, no 105 of 750 copies signed by the artist. Large 4to. Full white vellum with gilt decorations and lettering. Top edge gilt and others untrimmed. A beautiful edition of this epic Perisan poem. In very good condition, spine somewhat darkened. Patterned endpapers, decorative page borders and 20 mounted colour plates under captioned tissue guards. Seller Inventory # 40058

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Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám - Rendered into: Omar Khayyám (18

Omar Khayyám (18 May 1048 - 4 December 1131) was a Persian mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, and poet. [Rendered into English Verse by Edward FitzGerald (31 March 1809 - 14 June 1883)]. Illustrated by Edmund J. Sullivan [Edmund Joseph Sullivan (1869-1933) was a British book illustrator]

Published by Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd., 36 Essex Street, Strand, London | Printed by Howard & Jones Ltd., Art Printers, 26-28 Bury Street, London First Edition Thus . 1913. (1913)

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About this Item: Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd., 36 Essex Street, Strand, London | Printed by Howard & Jones Ltd., Art Printers, 26-28 Bury Street, London First Edition Thus . 1913., 1913. First edition thus de luxe edition of the Edmund J. Sullivan illustrated hard back binding in publisher's original elaborately decorated cerise cloth covers, gilt title lettering and floral design to the spine, gilt birds, flowers and symmetrical grape leaf design to the front cover, all designed by Sullivan, top edge gilt. 4to. 10¼'' x 8¼''. Howard & Jones Ltd., Art Printers, pulled out some extra stops for this edition which is by far and away the best Sullivan illustrated Rubáiyát. Produced on thicker paper and a larger size than subsequent editions of this illustrated edition published by Methuen. 16 page introduction by the illustrator. Tissue-guarded colour frontispiece. Rubáiyát over unnumbered pages carrying the 75 quatrains of Edward FitzGerald's version each enriched with its own full-page single-sided monochrome illustration by Edmund J. Sullivan, among many fanciful and beautiful drawings, he uses images of skeletons and animated pots, Persian chapter headers. Name inside 'R. G. S. MacKechuie 1920.' Just a hint of foxing to the end sheets and in Very Good clean and bright condition. Member of the P.B.F.A. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. Seller Inventory # 101786

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Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám | The First: Omar Khayyám (18

Omar Khayyám (18 May 1048 - 4 December 1131) was a Persian mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, and poet. [Rendered into English Verse by Edward FitzGerald (31 March 1809 - 14 June 1883)]. Illustrated by Willy Pogany (August 24, 1882 - July 30, 1955) prolific Hungarian illustrator of children's and other books.

Published by Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 39-41 Parker Street, Kingsway, London First Edition Thus . 1930. (1930)

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About this Item: Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 39-41 Parker Street, Kingsway, London First Edition Thus . 1930., 1930. First edition thus hard back binding in publisher's original full Persian green crushed Niger morocco, the spine divided into six panels, lettered in the first, and dated at the foot, the front cover with small roundel featuring tiny flowers in red, blue and tan on a gilt ground, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, cream and pale green end sheets. 4to. 10½'' x 8¼''. Hand written number 533 of 750 Limited Edition copies of the British issue, SIGNED by Pogany on the limitation page, and again in pencil on his frontispiece etched plate which replicates the colour copy of the same image. Rubáiyát over 173 pages carrying the 101 quatrains of Edward FitzGerald's version enriched with 12 full-page colour plates in to framed mounts, the text leaves on China paper with 45 decorations and mounted illustrations. Fine condition book, in publisher's original box with corresponding limited edition number 533 printed label to one end. Member of the P.B.F.A. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. Seller Inventory # 101976

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The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam: Fitzgerald, Edward (translator)

Fitzgerald, Edward (translator) and Frank Brangwyn (illustrator)

Published by T. N. Foulis, London & Edinburgh (1919)

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About this Item: T. N. Foulis, London & Edinburgh, 1919. Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. One of 350 specially bound and numbered copies. Publisher's full vellum binding with some mottling and wear. Overall Near Fine with all fifteen of Brangwyn's tipped in illustrations. Housed in a custom quarter morocco slipcase with cloth slipcover. Inscription on the front end paper from Harry D. Sickles to David Zork in 1925. Zork was a well-known Chicago antiques dealer, Sickles is best known for entering into a partnership with Eugene Field II to forge countless documents during the 20s or 30s. Bookplate of Harry H. Schwartz, owner of National Departments Stores. A beautiful production with an interesting provenance. Fitzgerald attributed the original work to the famed astronomer and mathematician Omar Khayyum, and this collection of quatrains rapidly became a favored text of the Pre-Raphaelites. "Like the Odyssey or the Vita Nuova [it] was once the most widely known and quoted work of Victorian poetry in the world," and its place in Western culture at the time was secured by Fitzgerald's "epigrammatic, sophisticated, often mordant verses [that] display Fitzgerald's adroitness in handling this stanza form" (Warner). Yet with rise of Modernism, the Rubaiyat fell out of style for a time, its lush and romantic orientalism considered out of step with the concerns of those who were living through a devastating World War. But the beautiful surviving copies in exceptional vellum, silk, and leather, alongside recently released critical editions, have helped draw attention back to the Rubaiyat's beauty and its role in inspiring so many monumental pieces of Victorian art and literature. Near Fine. Seller Inventory # 2452

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OMAR KHAYYAM. DULAC, Edmund (illus.) FITZGERALD, Edward.

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About this Item: Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1909. Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. Tipped in color illustrations by Edmund Dulac, each with printed tissue overleaf. Folio, publisher's gilt vellum; t.e.g. One of the original ribbon ties is detached but present. First edition; No. 190 of 750 copies signed by Edmund Dulac. Some minor soiling to the white vellum; covers very slightly bowed; contents very fine. Seller Inventory # 68066

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About this Item: Merrymount Press, Boston, 1902. leather_bound. 69 pages. 24 x 15.5 cm. Limited edition, copy 17 of 25 on Japan vellum (total edition of 150) with mounted manuscript limitation card signed by Nathan Haskell Dole. Light edge wear, covers slightly warped. Orig. gilt lettered red vellum with four silk ties, two detached but present. Very good. Seller Inventory # 20506

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Omar Khayyam; Edward Fitzgerald, translator; Cecile MacTaggert, Editor

Published by Curven Press, London (1980)

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About this Item: Curven Press, London, 1980. Leather bound. Condition: Fine. Limited Edition. Volumes: i. comparison of the texts, ii. Illustrated (12 full page color illustrations by Pogany and Dulac) with text in the script of M.[Margery] O. Erickson, this #53/200 numbered and signed by Mactaggert, bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffee in original full red Nigerian goat, elaborately gilt-stamped. Volume ii in full original red cloth, in quarter red goat clamshell box, Volume i and ii within original cloth and marbled paper slipcase. 5 in domestic + V and A. Margery O. Erickson. John Barcham Green; Hayle Mill, Maidstone. Papermaking.St Cuthberts Mill is a British paper manufacturing company in Wells, Somerset, that specialises in mould made artists papers. Thomas Harry Saunders (19 September 1813, London 5 February 1870, Dartford), usually called T. H. Saunders, was a British paper-maker known especially for his watermarks. The Curwen Press was founded by the Reverend John Curwen in 1863 to publish sheet music for the "tonic sol-fa" system. based in Plaistow, Newham, east London, England, where Curwen was a pastor the press was at the vanguard of the design revolution that saw expression in British printing in the early 20th century. well-known graphic artists, including Eric Ravilious, Edward Bawden, Claud Lovat Fraser, Paul Nash and Barnett Freedman worked with Curwen. The Press's output included books, posters and published ephemera.Basil Harley's Curwen Press has chosen a handmade Chilham rag paper by J. Barcham Green for the text, and a mould made T. H. Saunders rag paper by St. Cuthburt's for the illustrations. Seller Inventory # 2332

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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam: Omar Kayyam

Omar Kayyam

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About this Item: ont> Macmillan and Co : London, 1906. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. A very finely bound copy of this famous poem by the Persian philosopher and poet Omar Khayyam. An English language edition translated by the noted Edward Fitzgerald. 'The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam' was the title that Edward Fitzgerald gave to his 1859 translation of the Persian quatrains attributed to Omar Khayyam. Fitzgerald's was the first English translation. However, Fitzgerald's translations are fairly loose, he referred to his work on them as 'transmogrification'. Some consider that his translation of 'Rubaiyat' could be considered as Fitzgerald's own original poetry that are simply loosely based on Khayyam's quatrains. An extremely bright copy of this work, in a fine crushed morocco binding by Bickers and Son. Their binder's stamp to the verso of front endpaper. With fascinating provenance. This copy contains anecdotes regarding a first printing of this title. To the verso of front endpaper there is an article from 'The Bookseller' tipped in dated 1910. It explains the circumstance of Mr W J Wintle, managing director of Messrs John Ouseley Ltd. He discovered a rare first printing of Fitzgerald's 'Omar Khayyam' in the original covers. He paid threepence and then sold it at Sotheby's for £49. Below this there is a list of copies for sale of this work at Maggs and Quaritch. To the recto of front free end-paper is the receipt addressed to Wintle for this item selling at Sotheby's on July 27 1910. In Wintle's own hand he recounts the tale mentioned in 'The Bookseller'. It is possible that this later edition belonged to Wintle. A finely bound copy of this notable poem. Condition: In a full crushed morocco binding. Externally, excellent with just some minor fading to the spine which is common in this colour. Internally, firmly bound. Ephemera pasted to the front endpapers. Pages are extremely bright and clean. Overall Condition: Fine. Seller Inventory # 065328

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