The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Being A Facsimile of the Manuscript in the Bodleian Library at Oxford
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The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Being A Facsimile of the Manuscript in the Bodleian Library at Oxford, with a Transcript into modern Persian Characters. Translated, wit an Introduction and Notes, and a Bibliography, and some Sidelights upon Edward Fitzgerald’s Poem. Second Ediiton. London: Nichols, 1898. One of 1000 copies. Original publisher’s white boards, heavily embossed in green and gilt, gilt titles and decoration on spine, t.e.g., fore and bottom edges deckle. Illustrated with color frontispiece, engraved half-title, and head and tail-pieces by Ella Hallward, and full photographic reproduction of the manuscript in the Bodleian Library at Oxford (Ousely MS., 140), with a transcript in modern Persian characters.
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