The Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam..
Bound in the original dark red buckram with gilt titles to spine and upper board, surrounded on upper board by an elaborate gilt decoration. The book has been professionally re-cased preserving the original spine Head and tale were a little worn but now repaired, prelims a little foxed and some foxing here and mostly to the fore-edge otherwise a very good copy.
Hodder and Stoughton, London. No date but,
Printed from the second edition by kind permission of messrs. macmillan and co., ltd.
Quarto, 8.5 x 11 inches, unpaginated (approximately 160 pp.), quatrains with decorative borders, printed on rectos only, with 20 tipped-in coloured plates with titled tissue guards, each plate having a gilt printed border of stylised fruit and foliage.
A very good example of this title, made more enjoyable by Dulac's superb illustrations.
[Stock No. 24677]