London, South Kensington
18 December 2008
OMAR KHAYYAM (d. c.1123). Rubaiyat, translated into English verse by Edward Fitzgerald, introduction by A.C. Benson. London: Siegle, Hill & Co., [no date, 1910]. 4° (336 x 250mm). Title in red and black, reproduced from a manuscript, written and illuminated by F. Sangorski & G. Sutcliffe (occasional light marginal thumb-soiling). Contemporary vellum, front cover and spine lavishly decorated in gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut (soiled and spotted). NUMBER 492 OF 550 COPIES, signed by Sangorski and Sutcliffe.
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