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    [Sangorski & Sutcliffe]. Omar Khayyam. Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. London: Siegle, Hill & Co., [n.d., ca. 1910]. Edition limited to 550 copies, of which this is number 54, signed by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. Large quarto. Unpaginated. 12 striking illustrations, many initials, and several decorations throughout highlighted in gold. Bound in vellum, front cover with elaborate gilt peacock. A few scuff marks and a couple of bumps to slightly bowing boards. Endpapers toned. Else, a stunningly beautiful work in near fine condition.

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    Translated into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. With an Introduction by A. C. Benson. Reproduced from a manuscript written and illuminated by F. Sangorski & G. Sutcliffe. Large quarto (13.125 x 9.75 inches). Endpapers with pale purple and green decorations. Lovely calligraphic text printed on handmade paper.



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