RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM, Astronomer-Poet of Persia. Rendered into English by Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrations by T. Heath Robinson. T. Heath ROBINSON, Edward FITZGERALD.

RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM, Astronomer-Poet of Persia. Rendered into English by Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrations by T. Heath Robinson.

London: Ernist Nister. No Date (1907). First Edition Thus. Hardcover. First Edition with these Illustrations.Small octavo, original pictorial slate-blue cloth stamped in two shades of blue, black and peach, titles in gilt on spine and front cover, decorated endpapers, all edges gilt. Colour frontispiece and illustrated title page, four additional full-page colour plates, plus numerous colour vignettes and line drawings. Printed on heavy, glossy paper stock, each leaf of text with a highly decorate border. Light rubbing to cloth, a very good or better copy, bright and attractive. Very Good. Item #309591

¶ Thomas Heath Robinson [1869-1954] was the brother of Charles and W. Heath Robinson, both of whom were well-known illustrators. A lovely little edition of this romantic classic.

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