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Khayyám, Omar [Edward Fitzgerald, translator]
RUBÁIYÁT OF OMAR KHAYYÁM: THE ASTRONOMER-POET OF PERSIA. BOSTON: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN AND COMPANY, 1884
Estimate
6,0009,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 USD
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320
Khayyám, Omar [Edward Fitzgerald, translator]
RUBÁIYÁT OF OMAR KHAYYÁM: THE ASTRONOMER-POET OF PERSIA. BOSTON: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN AND COMPANY, 1884
Estimate
6,0009,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Khayyám, Omar [Edward Fitzgerald, translator]
RUBÁIYÁT OF OMAR KHAYYÁM: THE ASTRONOMER-POET OF PERSIA. BOSTON: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN AND COMPANY, 1884
Folio (17 x 14 in.; 433 x 355 mm). 57 illustrated leaves by Elihu Vedder on Japanese paper, mounted on heavy wove paper, 8 leaves of appendix and notes; some minor loss to bottom corner of mount for illustration 30, closed tears to mounts of 49-51, images  not affected. Original full thick brown morocco elaborately stamped and tooled in gilt after design by Vedder, spine with blindstamped and gilt rules, gilt title, wide inner gilt dentelles, floral silk doublures and endleaves, all edges gilt; overall rubbed, corners bumped with loss of morocco, some splitting to bottom of front hinge. 
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DELUXE EDITION LIMITED TO 100 COPIES, PUBLISHER'S UNNUMBERED COPY, "not to be sold, printed for George Harrison Mifflin." This is written on an original sketch (which does not appear in the printed list of illustrations) by Elihu Vedder. SIGNED BY VEDDER on the limitation page. 

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