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Original fawn lizard skin with blindstamped border and title in gilt on flexible card. All edges gilt. No names, marks, or damage other than minor backstrip abrasion. Ca. 1910 based on Crowell's other volumes in exotic bindings. Lovers of the Rubaiyat will be delighted with this informative little book in wonderful condition. Contents include Biographical Preface; Epilogue to Fitzgerald by Tennyson; Omar Khayyam; Rubaiyat; Notes; Rubaiyat First Edition; Note by the Editor (W. Aldis Wright); Variations between the Second, Third, and Fourth Editions; Comparative Table of Stanzas in the Four Editions; Salaman and Absal ( By Jami, 15th Century Sufi mystic considered the last great Persian poet); Letter to Professor Cowell (Orientalist); Notice of Jami's Life; Salaman and Absal; and Appendix. 288 pp. Our photo does not convey the smooth, luxurious feel of this finely-patterned lizard binding. Red ribbon bookmark.
Title: Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam and the Salaman and Absal of Jami
Publisher: N.Y., Thomas Y. Crowell & Company:
Binding: Flexible Leather
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 002742
Keywords: NOISBN Literature. Poetry. Rubaiyat.