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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Signed with Original Etching by Willy Pogany

Omar Khayyam; the first and fourth renderings in English verse by Edward Fitzgerald

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Ref. 110045   Edition. Limited Edition

Illustrated By: Willy Pogany

Published By: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. 1930 (London)

Edition limited to 750 copies for England and 500 copies for the US, of which this is No. 252 of the English issue. Bound by Leighton-Straker, gilt binder's stamp to rep. Full terracotta morocco binding with double ruled gilt border to boards. Five raised bands to spine with gilt borders and lettering. Top edge gilt, remaining edges untrimmed. Marbled endpapers. Bookplate to fep. Signed by illustrator in ink to limitation page. Full colour frontispiece tipped on to a mount. Additional etched frontispiece, signed in pencil by the artist. Pictorial title page. Twelve tipped in colour plates. Spine a touch faded, a minor patch of scuffing to front board. Slip case. 173 pp. A beautiful copy of a sought after limited edition in a fine binding, made even more desirable by the incredible etching in Pogany's own hand!

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: Small 4to

Binding: Hardback

Book Type: Book

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator Willy Pogany

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