550
550
Golden Cockerel Press--The Rubáiyat of Omar Khayyam 
THE RUBÁIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM TRANSLATED BY EDWARD FITZGERALD...TOGETHER WITH FITZGERALD'S MONK-LATIN VERSION...TRANSLATIONS OF THE LATIN...BY SIR E. DENISON ROSS. INTRODUCTION BY CHARLES GANZE. LINE ENGRAVINGS BY JOHN BUCKLAND-WRIGHT. THE GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS, 1938
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 3,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
550
Golden Cockerel Press--The Rubáiyat of Omar Khayyam 
THE RUBÁIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM TRANSLATED BY EDWARD FITZGERALD...TOGETHER WITH FITZGERALD'S MONK-LATIN VERSION...TRANSLATIONS OF THE LATIN...BY SIR E. DENISON ROSS. INTRODUCTION BY CHARLES GANZE. LINE ENGRAVINGS BY JOHN BUCKLAND-WRIGHT. THE GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS, 1938
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 3,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Golden Cockerel Press--The Rubáiyat of Omar Khayyam 
THE RUBÁIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM TRANSLATED BY EDWARD FITZGERALD...TOGETHER WITH FITZGERALD'S MONK-LATIN VERSION...TRANSLATIONS OF THE LATIN...BY SIR E. DENISON ROSS. INTRODUCTION BY CHARLES GANZE. LINE ENGRAVINGS BY JOHN BUCKLAND-WRIGHT. THE GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS, 1938
large 8vo, eight full-page engravings by Buckland-Wright, NO. 21 OF 30 COPIES WITH FIVE EXTRA ENGRAVINGS AND FACSIMILES OF THE MONK-LATIN MANUSCRIPT LOOSE IN WALLET IN LOWER COVER (out of a total edition of 300), signed by Ross, Ganz and Buckland-Wright, handmade paper, original cream morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, cockerel in gilt on upper cover, top edge gilt
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Provenance

Sotheby's, 4 May 1995, lot 71

Literature

Reid A28; Pertelote 138

Catalogue Note

The additional engravings are of a more erotic nature and were not included in the rest of the edition.

English Literature, History, Science, Childrens Books and Illustrations

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