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Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám
London: Methuen & Co, Ltd.,, 1913. Rendered into English verse. With drawings by Edmund J. Sullivan. Quarto (244 x 183 mm). Recent red morocco by Bayntun-Riviere, titles and decoration to spine gilt, single rule frame to covers gilt, wide turn-ins, edges gilt, marbled endpapers, original covers bound in at rear. Colour frontispiece with tissue-guard and 75 monochrome line engravings. Bookplate to front pastedown. Faint mark to top edge, spine very lightly toned; an excellent, bright copy. First edition with Sullivan's illustrations. Hartrick regarded Sullivan as "naturally the most gifted of the younger black-and-white artists of my time, not excepting Beardsley" (ODNB).
      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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