The Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam; The First and Fourth Rendering in English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald With Illustrations by Willy Pogany. Edward Fitzgerald, Willy Pogany, trans.
The Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam; The First and Fourth Rendering in English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald With Illustrations by Willy Pogany
The Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam; The First and Fourth Rendering in English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald With Illustrations by Willy Pogany
The Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam; The First and Fourth Rendering in English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald With Illustrations by Willy Pogany
The Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam; The First and Fourth Rendering in English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald With Illustrations by Willy Pogany
The Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam; The First and Fourth Rendering in English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald With Illustrations by Willy Pogany
The Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam; The First and Fourth Rendering in English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald With Illustrations by Willy Pogany
The Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam; The First and Fourth Rendering in English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald With Illustrations by Willy Pogany
The Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam; The First and Fourth Rendering in English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald With Illustrations by Willy Pogany
The Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam; The First and Fourth Rendering in English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald With Illustrations by Willy Pogany
The Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam; The First and Fourth Rendering in English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald With Illustrations by Willy Pogany

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The Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam; The First and Fourth Rendering in English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald With Illustrations by Willy Pogany.

London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd, 1930. Limited Edition. Hardcover. There are two iterations of this edition, 750 in the British issue and another 500 for the United States. Each signed twice by Pogany, first on the limitation page, and then in pencil on the frontispiece etching. The work includes twelve tipped-in color plates (mounted on tipped in backings), numerous small tipped in decorative pieces, braced with printed head and tail pieces. This was Pogany's second book for Harrap, an earlier version of the same title printed in 1909 having established his reputation as a book illustrator. Pogany is said to have creditted Harrap for giving him his "first big chance." Very Good. Minor shelf/edge wear, spine evenly sunned, else tight, bright, and unmarred. Full teal leather binding, four raised bands, gilt lettering and decorative elements, red ink decorative element, lightly marbled endpages, frontispiece, tipped in plates on mounts, teg. 4to. 173pp. Illus. (color and b/w plates). Signed twice by the artist. Numbered limited edition, this being 387 of 750. Item #10623

Price: $1,200.00

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