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Omar Khayyám (18 May 1048 - 4 December 1131) was a Persian mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, and poet. [Rendered into English Verse by Edward FitzGerald (31 March 1809 - 14 June 1883)]. Illustrated by Niroot Puttapipat [Introduction by A. S. Byatt]
Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám | The Astronomer Poet of Persia | Translated into English Verse by Edward FitzGerald] | Niroot Puttapipat Illustrated Edition [Signed]
Published by The Folio Society, London First Edition Thus . 2009. First edition thus hard back binding in publisher's original quarter vellum, spine blocked in 22-carat gold, vellum tips, front board blocked in three shades of foil with a design by Niroot Puttapipat, Merida Persian blue paper sides, top edge gilt, wide navy ribbon marker. Folio Society facsimile limited to 1,000 numbered copies, limitation page and end sheets printed letterpress by the Logan Press. Hand written number 762 of 1000 Limited Edition copies with a new etching hand-printed, SIGNED and numbered by the artist 'Niroot Puttapipat', and tipped onto a special limitation spread, 16 mounted colour plates with gold borders and highlights and tipped into decorative anthropomorphic silhouette border designs. Quatrains set in 24-point Caslon. 13" x 9¾" 220 pages. Presented in a navy cloth bound solander box with original white tissue paper present. In Fine unused condition. Heavy volume weighing 3.4 kg, extra postage and insurance will be requested over and above our default setting for destinations outside the UK. Member of the P.B.F.A. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA Member [Canterbury, United Kingdom]
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