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Fitzgerald, Edward [translator]
THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Boston: Houghton, Osgood and Company, 1878. First American Edition, Early Printing. Octavo, 78 leaves; VG; bound in publisher's oxblood cloth, stamping in gilt and black; text block red; brown endpapers; very mild wear, including slight bumping to corners; early name in ink on the sfep, 'J W Foster. 1879'; Text printed on the recto of leaves only, with single red border surrounding text; scarce; shelved case 0. Potter 200: 'Red Line Edition.' Potter notes that the first printing was by James R. Osgood & Company in green cloth boards, with 500 copies on December 7, 1877. Reprints were printed at 'The Riverside Press, Cambridge, Mass.' James R. Osgood & Company became Houghton, Osgood & Co. in 1878, and Houghton Mifflin & Co. in 1880.;. [Attributes: First Edition]
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