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    One of 750 Copies, Signed by the Artist

    [Edmund Dulac, illustrator]. OMAR KHAYYÁM. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. Rendered into English verse by Edward Fitzgerald. With illustrations by Edmund Dulac. London: Hodder and Stoughton, [n.d., 1909]. Limited to 750 copies, signed by the Dulac, of which this is number 410. Large quarto (12 3/8 x 9 15/16 inches; 314 x 252 mm.). [124] pp. (including inserted title). Twenty color plates mounted on buff vellum-like paper with gilt over tan decorative borders. With tissue guards. Text printed on rectos only within a brown decorative border. Original vellum over boards pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt on front cover and spine. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Lacking rear silk tie. Tan endpapers stamped in light olive green with a repeated peacock feather design. Boards bowed as usual. Very slight soiling to binding, but generally a very attractive copy. Three illustrated plates with minor corner creases at the inside margin. A very good copy.

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