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    Lord Wolseley's Copy

    Omar Khayyam. The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam and the Salaman and Absal of Jami. London: Bernard Quaritch, 1879. Octavo. xv,112 pages. Frontispiece illustration, ruled borders with corner floral decorations on each page, decorated head- and tail-pieces. Armorial bookplate of "General Viscount Wolseley" on front pastedown. Quarter black morocco with gilt titles and date on spine. Binding rubbed, corners bumped; holograph pen gift inscription to Lord Wolseley on verso of front free endpaper, holograph pencil note on half-title, foxing, occasional creases; otherwise in very good condition. From the William E. Fredeman Collection.

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