Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam is in hardcover in very good condition. 1st Edition. The colour illustrations by Gilbert James are vivid and clean. Title page is separate to book block, else all pages are sound, also unfinished. The first of the Envelope Books published by T. N. Foulis. First edition thus. Please get in touch if you’d like to see more images.


Omar Khayyam


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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám is the title that Edward FitzGerald gave to his 1859 translation from Persian to English of a selection of quatrains attributed to Omar Khayyam (1048–1131), dubbed ‘the Astronomer-Poet of Persia’.

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Omar Khayyam


Envelope Books




Gilbert James