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Omar Khayyam
1936 Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Fine Binding Bayntun Riviere
London: Macmillan and Co. Click here to see our other books! Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Omar Khayyam 1936 Macmillan and Co : London 6" by 4" [7], 2-111pp SUMMARY A finely bound Bayntun-Riviere copy of this famous poem by the Persian philosopher and poet. Fine Binding Overall Condition: Fine This book weighs 0.5 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 15.99 EU Postage: £ 13.99 European Postage: £ 14.99 Asia Postage: £ 18.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 19.99 DESCRIPTION With the binder's stamp 'Bayntun Riviere' to the verso of front endpaper. This copy is posted from the Golden Treasury Series. This is a reprint from November 1936. This English translation has been edited from Edward Fitzgerald's first translation. Following this there is a discussion between the second, third, and fourth editions of Fitzgerald's translation. 'The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam' was the title that Edward Fitzgerald gave to his 1859 translation of Khayyam's poems which was the first English translation. However, Fitzgerald's translations are fairly loose, he referred to his work on them as 'transmogrification'. Some consider that his translation of 'Rubaiyat' could be considered as Fitzgerald's own original poetry that are simply loosely based on Khayyam's quatrains. CONDITION In a full calf binding. Externally, excellent with minor shelfwear to the extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean. Overall Condition: Fine GLOSSARY OF TERMS Overall Condition (Dustwrapper condition rating is shown after that for the book itself, where a dustwrapper is present) Fine - Very well pre … [Click Below for Full Description]
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