Omar Khayyam - Selected Works of Edward Fitzgerald, Richard Le Gallienne, Sir Richard Francis Burton, and Justin Huntly McCarthy.
New York. The Clover Press. 1913. Illustrated by a fleural decoration to the center of each page. 8vo. 6.5" 9.5". Magnificently bound by the Abbott Brady Bindery in full gilt ruled scarlet crushed morocco. Gilt tooled and white enameled lotus blossom motif inset to front cover. Stylized gilt titles to front cover. Gilt tooled and white enameled lotus blossom motif inset to spine with gilt title. Gilt ruled Turn-ins with gilt tooled lotus leaf motif. Gilt ruled edges all around. Marbled endsheets. Top edge gilded. Signed in ink by the binder Frank Abbott to title page. Encased in custom linen chemise and housed in a custom gilt titled 1/2 scarlet morocco and cloth slipcase.
A superior collection of important poetry including The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, The Kasidah, etc.,encased in a breathtaking work-of-art binding. Truly unique.
An absolutely pristine, Very Fine copy.