Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam by Edward Fitzgerald illustrated by Willy Pogany is for sale from The First Edition. Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam was published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd London in 1919 and contains all 16 colour tipped-
This stunning The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Willy Pogany illustrated book has its original green Morocco leather binding that is profusely decorated to the front board and to the spine. The binding is in Very Good condition with corner knocks and knocks to the top and to the bottom of the spine.
There are 75 numbered pages (excluding the pages for illustrations), top edges gilt and the remaining pages untrimmed as required, that have been numbered in Roman numerals to the top of each page. The pages have each been profusely decorated by Willy Pogany, with patterned front endpapers and rear endpapers to the front and back of the book. The pages are in overall Near Fine condition with a contemporary inscription to the front free endpaper dated 1922.
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