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.
Poetry, Persian Literature
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.
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!