• Willy Pogany Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Original Morocco Leather Binding 1919

    Willy Pogany Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam 1919 edition in the original leather decorated binding is for sale. This incredible book comes complete with the 16 Willy Pogany tipped-in colour illustrations.


    Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam was published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd London in 1919 and contains all 16 colour tipped-in Willy Pogany illustrations. This is an attractive book that measures 6.25 x 9.00 inches (approximately).


    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.

      © 2020 The First Edition