The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Edward FITZGERALD.
The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam.

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam.

New York: The Century Co., 1907. Hardcover. Narrow 24mo. Full calf, heavily and ornately blind-embossed. xl, 120pp. All edges gilt. Frontispiece, marbled endpapers. Very good. Binding shows mild edgewear, else internally tight and fine. Item #47239

Tight and cute-as-a-button leatherbound edition. A fascinating one it is, featuring three versions one after the other that allow you to compare textual changes: The 1879 fourth edition comes first (pp. 3-66), then the 1859 first edition (pp. 41-66) and finally the 1868 second edition (pp. 69-105).

Price: $45.00

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