Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Illustrated by Arthur SzykInscribed by Arthur Szyk: To Mrs. John Hardin with compliments of Arthur Szyk N.Y. 1941.
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.
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