The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Book and pictures courtesy of Alburn Sleeper, "The Aurora Silversmith"

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

The book  measures 5 3/8" x 8 1/4" and has 71 pages. The body of the text is Cheltenham and it was printed in four colors on Roycroft watermarked laid paper. The book was bound in paper over boards with a suede spine, full sued or flexible decorated leather. This book is designated #174 in McKenna and is very similar to #173 but the text on this is set in Cheltenham vice Bookman and the Colophon is all in caps whereas #173 is set in caps and lower case. The colophon, initials and title page were designed by Dard Hunter.

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