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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, the Astonomer Poet of Persia. Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitgerald. With an accompaniment of drawings by Elihu Vedder
Boston: Houghton Mifflin at the Riverside Press. Good in Fair dust jacket. 1894. Cloth. Publisher's gray cloth illustrated, decorated, ruled and titled in bright gilt and black on upper board and spine, boards slightly beveled, floral end-papers, t.e.g., in publisher's printed dust-wrapper; unpaginated, but [59] photo-lithographed plates (including frontis, title, and dedication pages) followed by 61 pp. of text, all on folded pages with the bolts at the fore-edge. Rubbing at the spine tips and corners, with a touch of fraying, cello-tape repairs to the first blank, otherwise sharp and bright; the jacket with cello repairs both recto and verso, spine quite toned, chips out at the corners and spine tips, tears at the flap joins. The "Octavo" edition, issued ten years after the "Folio" edition sold out in only 6 days; scarce in the jacket .
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