Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (Folio Society, 1970)

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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam | Folio Society, 1970

 

Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

The Folio Society, [second edition] 1970

The Folio Society first published a Rubaiyat in 1955*, the fourth impression of that edition coming out in 1962. This, Folio’s second edition and published in 1970, is in a slightly larger format and with drawings by Virgil Burnett.

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Hardback – red cloth with gold/silver design, in a clamshell box with label to front. Illustrated endpapers, [32]pp including illustrations. 8.75 x 5.25 inches approx. (223mm x 133mm).

Box rubbed and worn, some scratching, but generally in very good order. Cloth clean and bright; pages clean.

Overall, a particularly nice, clean copy in a slightly worn box.

£10.00 (plus £2.80 postage UK)

ref. [85]*, [287]: Folio 60 – A Bibliography of The Folio Society 1947-2006

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