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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám the astronomer-poet of Persia, rendered into English verse by Edward Fitzgerald, with an accompaniment of drawings by Elihu Vedder.
Boston, Houghton, Mifflin and Co., [©1894]
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Omar Khayyam; Edward FitzGerald; Elihu Vedder; Michael Kerney; Houghton Mifflin Company,; Riverside Press (Cambridge, Mass.),
|Notes:||Illustrated title page, fly-title page and dedication.
Vedder Popular Edition--(cf. Potter).
Pictorial imprint: The Riverside Press, Cambridge Mass.
Plates contain text with "occasional slight changes" by Vedder; the last six plates contain notes with ornamental border.
A reprint of the 3rd edition of FitzGerald's version, with notes and life of Omar Khayyām, followed by Michael Kerney's biographical sketch of FitzGerald: 61 numbered leaves at end.
Ilustrations and text are reproduced by Albertype process and printed on one side of the leaf.--(cf. Potter).
|Description:||1 preliminary leaf, 59 plates (including frontispiece), 61 leaves : illustrations ; 22 cm|
Fly-title page --
Text of third edition with 47 pictorial illustrations --
Pictorial note --
Notes with ornamental borders --
Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám of Naishápúr (by Edward FitzGerald) --
Biographical sketch of Edward FitzGerald (by M.K.)
|Responsibility:||by Edward Fitzgerald, with an accompaniment of drawings by Elihu Vedder.|