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The Rose Garden of Omar Khayyam; The Real Omar Khayyam; A thimbleful of books; Proof Sheet
Worcester, Mass.: Priv. print., 1932. Paperback. Very Good/None. An unusual collection of four books: 1. In full red moroccan with gilt titling on the front, The Rose Garden of Omar Khayyam (5 x 6 ins.) containing a foreword with details about the miniature hand printed and bound book (which is missing from this collection); 2. The Proof Sheet, a light tan card cover booklet, sewn with brown yarn contains a single proof sheet of a page from the miniature book (4pp. of text on one sheet); 3. A Thimbleful of Books, 'being some account of small books in all ages and more particularly of the smallest printed book in the world,' which tells how this book was made, 1/5 smaller than the smallest book up until then, and how its translation was completed,
      [Bookseller: Quadrant Book Mart]
Last Found On: 2017-10-08           Check availability:      Biblio    

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