Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám (w/Jacket) Persian Literature
Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. First and Fifth Versions, RENDERED INTO ENGLISH VERSE. By Edward Fitzgerald, Halcyon House, Garden City, New York.
Omar Khayyám (1048–1131), dubbed "the Astronomer-Poet of Persia". Fitzgerald's work has been published in several hundred editions, and has inspired similar translation efforts in English and in many other languages.
(Key Words: Poetry, Persian Literature)
Cream cover with red diagonal lined with blue floral leaves to boards and blue spine title with red border. Solid binding with clean age-toned pages. Illustrated. Jacket has edge tears, creases & small chips and inner soil stains. 8 x 5-1/2 with 181 pages.
Scarce with jacket!