Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. With Decorations by Fish. Omar KHAYYAM, Edward FITZGERALD, , Anne Harriet FISH, illustrator.

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. With Decorations by Fish.

London: John Lane, The Bodley Head. 1922. FIRST FISH ILLUSTRATED EDITION. Quarto (29 x 3.5 cm). With 19 fine, tissue-guarded colour plates throughout, illuminated with silver and gold, and one illustrated title page. First letter of each verse decorated in rich orange and black. Handsomely bound in quarter vellum over pale blue paper-covered boards, red morocco label to spine, lettered and bordered in gilt, edges untrimmed. Text block a trifle toned, one or two minor marks within, recent binding is unmarked. Overall an attractive copy of this classic love poem with unusual illustrations, very much in the style of the period. Item #48511

Price: £395.00

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