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Author: Khayyam, Omar
Title: Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam of Naishapur the Astronomer Poet of Persia Rendered into English Verse
Price: 3900.00 including postage and packing within UK
Edition: Limited
Publishers: Ashendene Press 1896
Hard cover in very good condition no dust-wrapper.
Description: Hardback, half-calf. 22.5 x 17cm. [8], xl, 46pp, [2]. Original grey printed wraps bound in. Number 22 of a limited edition of only 50 copies, printed for private circulation. Bookplate of Clement King Shorter on the front pastedown. Binding rather rubbed. The original wraps a little soiled. A few spots to initial blanks. Contents clean and unmarked, with just a little toning towards the edges. "The text printed here is not that of any one of the four editions; but the printer has selected from each those readings which seemed to him best, & combined them into one whole." A very good copy.
Book Reference: 14230


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