London, South Kensington
7 June 2010
ALLIX, Susan -- KHAYYAM, Omar. Rubaiyat. Translated by Edward Fitzgerald. London: Susan Allix, 1973. 2° (260 x 200mm). 27 copper etched designs printed in various colours, many full-page, some double-page including some borders and vignettes. Red morocco by Susan Allix, upper side with a gilt lattice-work design, spine lettered in gilt, red cloth slipcase.
NUMBER 12 OF 25 COPIES SIGNED AND BOUND BY THE ARTIST. The copper etchings, printed on heavy paper in vibrant colours, are almost all geometric and abstract designs. The remainder of the edition was bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. Typography by Lewis Rouse Jones.
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