Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, Euphranor & Salaman and Absal, 1953
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam rendered into English verse by Edward Fitzgerald followed by Euphranor - A Dialogue on Youth and Salaman and Absal - An Allegory translated from the Persian of Jami.
Edited by George F. Maine. With an Introduction by Laurence Housman. Edward Fitzgerald frontispiece. Red faux leather with gilt lettering and decoration to the spine, decorative endpapers, top edge gilt and original silk page marker, all very clean and bright, with sharp corners. Very light spotting to the fore edge and slightly musty smell coming from the book. Original slipcase with scuffing to the panels, rubbing and scuffing to the edges. Overall a smart copy.
•Publisher: Collins, London and Glasgow
•Year of Publication: 1953
•Special Attributes: First Collins Edition
•Size: 7 1/2" X 4 3/4"