The Rubaiyat

Book courtesy of Richard Blacher. Pictures and description courtesy of Joe Sheldon and Paul Jackson.

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

translated by Edward Fitzgerald

McKenna #64 (1900) Possible Kinder binding.

#195 off 1000 plus an additional 40 copies on Japan Vellum

This book measures 8 5/8" x 5 5/8" and has 51 pages. The text is calligraphy printed from plates. McKenna attributes the calligraphy to Samuel Warner. This book is listed in the 1900 catalog as an edition of 925 but it was an edition of 1000. The selling price was $5.00 There was also an additional limited edition of 40.

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