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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Illustrated by Arthur Szyk
  • Inscribed by Arthur Szyk: To Mrs. John Hardin with compliments of Arthur Szyk N.Y. 1941.
  • First Edition.
  • The Heritage Club, NY, 1940.
  • Fitzgerald, Edward (English Verse)
  • Hard Cover. 68 French-fold leaves, 8 tipped-in full-color plates. 11x8.25 inches. Small 4to.
  • Bound in smooth-grain blue morocco over padded boards, gilt-stamped illustration on cover.

    Colophon: The illustrations for this edition were drawn in colour and gold by Arthur Szyk, and printed in London by the Sun Engraving Company. The text was set, and the pages made-up in English Monotype Sachsenwald with Albertus Capitals, to the design and under the direction of Ernest Ingham at the Fanfare Press, in London.

    This beautiful keepsake edition illuminated with the paintings of Arthur Szyk, one of the 20th century greatest illustrators.

    This lot has a confidential reserve. When bidding prior to the auction, please submit your maximum. The auction will bid on bidders behalf to meet the reserve price or to lead, up to the limit set by the bidder. The bidder with the highest submitted bid will win the lot if the bid will exceed the reserve.

  • Domestic Insured USPS Priority $20 within the contiguous US.
  • International shipping rate determined by destination.
  • Other shipping options allowed upon request with rates determined by the destination.
  • Condition

  • All plates are in perfect condition, bright and clean. Volume is VG++ for scuff on the front leather board. No DJ.
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    Arthur Szyk Inscribed Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam 1940 1Ed

    Estimate $500 - $600Mar 12, 2018
    New York, NY, USA