[SOLD] The Rubaiyat of Omar al-Khayyam – 1899

A beautiful pocket-sized edition of the Persian quatrain poem.

Published in 1899 in New York in a Zaehnsdorf morocco leather binding. The first edition of this issue of the book, which uses the Fitzgerald translation.

Gilt lettering and decoration to spine and boards. Marbled endpapers.

In extremely good condition, and rare.