The Rubaiyat courtesy of Joe Sheldon


The copy on the top is McKenna #174, the copy on the bottom is McKenna #173.

Click on either book to see a larger image.


This is the title page from McKenna #173. The title page in #174 is identical except that Dard Hunter's initials have been removed.

Top is McKenna #174, bottom is McKenna #173.

Top is McKenna #174, bottom is McKenna #173. There is a small difference in the setting of the type and Dard Hunter's initials have been removed in #174.

Top is McKenna #174, bottom is McKenna #173.

Top is McKenna #174, bottom is McKenna #173. Dard Hunter's initials have been removed in #174.

Click on the bottom book for a close-up of the graphic.

Pictures and description courtesy of Joe Sheldon.

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

translated by Edward Fitzgerald

McKenna #173 and #174 (1908)

This book measures 6" x 8" and has 71 pages. The text is printed in Bookman and bound in suede, limp leather or paper over boards with suede spine. The decorations are by Dard Hunter.

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