1894 Rubaiyat Omar Khayyam Vedder Philosophy Persia Mysticism Poetry ART Nouveau
“Waste not your Hour, nor in the vain pursuit
Of This and That endeavor and dispute”
– Omar Khayyam, Rubaiyat
The ‘Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám’ is said to be one of the ten best known poems in the world, and probably the most popular piece of Middle Eastern literature in the Western World. These Persian stories date to the 11th-century and covers a wide variety of topics including philosophy, mysticism, and Sufi and pre-Islamic.
There are hundreds of editions published from Fitzgerald's various translations alone. American symbolist artist Elihu Vedder is best known for his illustrations of the Rubáiyát and are some of the earliest examples of Art Nouveau in America.
This 1894 edition is a beautiful printing of the ‘Rubáiyát’ The collection of Persian stories dates to the 11th-century and covers a wide variety of topics including philosophy, mysticism, and Sufi and pre-Islamic. This English printing translated by Edward Fitzgerald is illustrated with charming full-page black and white illustrations by Elihu Vedder.
Item number: #9130
Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, the astronomer-poet of Persia
Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1894.
Collation: Complete with all pages
 photo-lithographed plates (including frontis, title and dedication plates)
Binding: Hard Cover; tight and secure
Size: ~8.5in X 6.5in (21.5cm x 16.5cm)
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