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BALFOUR, Ronald.) Omar Khayyam.
Rubaiyat.
London: Constable and Company Limited, 1920. London: Constable and Company Limited,, 1920. Quarto. Original japon-covered boards, spine and front cover lettered in gilt, colour-printed circular illustration laid down to front cover. With 38 mounted colour and black and white plates, and illustrations in the text. Spine toned, some very light soiling to covers. A lovely copy. First Balfour-illustrated edition, deluxe issue in full japon. This gorgeously illustrated Rubaiyat, decadent, faintly erotic, and distinctly Beardsley-esque, is the only major publication of artist Ronald S. Balfour (1896-1941). There was also an issue in cloth, and a signed issue printed on japon. Potter 116.
Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA/ ILAB. [London, United Kingdom]

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