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Author: Sangorski, F. ; Sutcliffe, G.
Title: Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam: Translated Into English Verse By Edward Fitzgerald. With an Introduction by A.C. Benson. Reproduced from a Manuscript Written and Illuminated by F. Sangorski and G. Sutcliffe.
Price: 540.00 including postage and packing within UK
Edition: Limited
Publishers: Siegle, Hill & Co. London 1910
Hard cover in very good condition no dust-wrapper.
Description: Hardback. Vellum binding, with beautifully gilt illustrated spine and front board. Leather spine label with gilt lettering. 35cm x 26.5cm. nd. [circa1910]. Printed on hand-made paper. Decorative colour borders to end-papers. Illustrations are by E. Geddes, and the borders and initials are by G. Sutcliffe. No. 485 of a limited edition of only 550 copies, signed by both F. Sangorski and G. Sutcliffe. The top edge is gilt. The vellum binding is slightly marked, the spine appears darkened, and the rear board appearing more yellow. The lower panel of the front board is a little bowed. A splendid copy, demonstrating the craft of fine binding.
Book Reference: 13390

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