The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam; Fitzgerald, Edward. Presented by Willy Pogany
The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam; Fitzgerald, Edward.
Presented by Willy Pogany.
Fitzgerald, Edward; Pogany, Willy. London: George Harrap (printed by Jarrold and sons, Norwich), n.d. 8.25" x 5.5". With 16 tipped in color plates by Pogany. Hinges with rubbing (front starting), armorial bookplate of john rice bullock to front pastedown, a beautiful binding by Riviere and Son. Green Morocco with spine lettered and decorated in gilt, front board gilt with text to borders and floral patterns surrounding an oval morocco onlay depicting eve and the serpent in the garden below the apple tree, rear board featuring similar gilt designs as the front though surrounding an oval depicting a serpent and chalice in gilt, all edges gilt, gilt dentelles, and decorative endpapers.