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The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. English, French, and German translations comparatively arranged in accordance with the text of Edward Fitzgerald's Version. With further selections, notes, biographies, bibliographies and other material collected and edited by Nathan Haskell Dole.
1896 - 8vo., 2 volumes in original white cloth lettered in gilt on spines, boards lettered in gilt with an elaborate gilt floral pattern. With scarce original green cloth dust wrappers lettered in gilt on spines. A little spotting to boards otherwise a near fine set. First edition of Dole's Multi-variorum Edition. Limited edition of 250 numbered copies. An attractive and scholarly edition. From the library of Henry A Sherwin with his bookplate Together with 4 page prospectus for the books with a manuscript note to Henry Sherwin offering to reserve a set of this edition for him. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd]
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