Title: Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam >>MINIATURE CLASSIC...
Publisher: Siegle, Hill & Co., London.
Publication Date: 1907
Book Condition: Very Good
(1), 79 printed pages + 1 page publisher's adverts at the back. All edges gilt. 65 x 89 mm. Original publisher's full crimson red calf. Spine with gilt title lettering (very slightly rubbed at head and tail). Upper cover with Art Nouveau design of central heart motif, floating tendrils culminating in 12 stylised flowers in gilt on four dark green overlaid corner pieces; the whole with double fillet gilt borders (some light rubbing and a few tiny marks). Langham Booklets, 3. Contains the 75 quatrains of Fitzgerald's version, first published in 1859. Omar Khayyam (1048-1131) was a Persian mathematician, astronomer, philosopher and poet. Unusual in the de luxe, art nouveau binding. Welsh, 5360. Seller Inventory # 5194