Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (T. N. Foulis, circa 1910s) illustrated by Gilbert James An Envelope Book

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Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám | T. N. Foulis, circa 1910s | illustrated by Gilbert James | Envelope Book

 

Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

translation by Edward Fitzgerald
illustrated by Gilbert James
T. N. Foulis, [No Date] circa 1910s

Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám | T. N. Foulis, circa 1910s | illustrated by Gilbert James | Envelope BookRubáiyát of Omar Khayyám | T. N. Foulis, circa 1910s | illustrated by Gilbert James | Envelope Book

First in the series of ‘Envelope Books’. Not dated however there are fifteen titles listed at the rear of the book. Booksellers ticket – Goulden & Curry, Tunbridge Wells – to front paste-down.

Hardback – cloth binding with pasted-on illustration to front board, titling in gilt to spine and front. [not numbered]pp plus five tipped-in colour plates. 7.25 x 3.5 inches approx. (184mm x 92mm).

Cloth showing light wear and rubbing, dusty and a touch sunned/faded; foxing throughout especially to preliminaries and last few pages; final plate showing some creasing to corner.

Overall, a particularly nice copy in collectable condition.

£25.00

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