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A book of verse : the biography of the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

Author: Garry Garrard
Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire : Sutton Pub., 2007.
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Omar Khayyam was a brilliant, controversial 11th century Persian mathematician and astronomer. This title tells the story of how a book of poetry has provided delight and fascination for centuries.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Garrard, Garry.
Book of verse.
Stroud, Gloucestershire : Sutton Pub., 2007
(OCoLC)649025755
Named Person: Omar Khayyam.; Omar Khayyam; Omar Khayyam; Edward FitzGerald; Edward FitzGerald; Omar Khayyam.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Garry Garrard
ISBN: 9780750946315 0750946318 9780750946322 0750946326
OCLC Number: 123113944
Description: x, 270 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1 An Innocent Obsession 1 --
2 The Mightiest Empire 11 --
3 A Curious Infidel 37 --
4 A Friend Indeed 53 --
5 A Couple of Old Sceptics 71 --
6 Credit Where It Is Due 89 --
7 Friends Reunited? 119 --
8 A Life of Its Own 137 --
9 On the Bandwagon 165 --
10 Every Picture Tells a Story 187 --
11 And Now For Something Completely Different 223 --
Appendix Illustrated and Decorated Editions of The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam 239.
Other Titles: Biography of the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám
Responsibility: Garry Garrard.

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