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Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

Title
Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám / rendered into English verse by Edward FitzGerald.
Author
Omar Khayyam.
Publication
Portland, Me. : Thomas B. Mosher, 1896

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TextBy appointment onlyAvailableSpencer Coll. Amer. 1896 06-256Schwarzman Building - Print Collection Room 308

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Description
122, [3] p.; 18 cm.
Series Statement
Old world series
Uniform Title
Rubāʻīyāt. English
Alternative Title
Rubāʻīyāt.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Mosaic bindings (Binding) – United States – 20th century.
Note
  • "Of this book 100 copies are printed on Japan vellum ... Copyright Thomas B. Mosher, 1895"--T.p. verso.
  • "Designs and headbands by Charles M. Jenckes"--Colophon.
  • "The title page and backstrip were designed by Bruce Rogers"--Bishop.
Indexed In (note)
  • Hatch, B.L. Mosher,
  • Bishop, P.R. Mosher,
Binding (note)
  • Binding: Blue goatskin with inlays of gold, blue and black with gold cross-hatching, red, blue and green dots and a brown-red-blue-green-yellow floral pattern, by Sylvia Rennie (signed on free back endleaf). Overall design is paisley; design wraps around spine. Gold endleaves. In blue cloth solander case (20 cm.) with inner red paper-covered book compartment; red ribbon attaches to inside covers and passes through slits in compartment so that the book pops out when the box is opened; red leather spine label, gilt.
Contents
Omar Khayyám / Rosamond Mariott Watson -- Toast to Omar Khayyám / Theodore Watts -- Edward FitzGerald / W. Irving Way -- Omar Khayyám / Edward FitzGerald -- Rubáiyát: Text of first edition (1859) ; Text of fourth edition (1879) ; Notes ; Variations between the second, third and fourth editions ; Quatrains printed in second edition only (1868) -- Bibliography (p. 119-[123]) -- To the winds / Theodore Watts.
Call Number
Spencer Coll. Amer. 1896 06-256
Author
Omar Khayyam.
Title
Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám / rendered into English verse by Edward FitzGerald.
Imprint
Portland, Me. : Thomas B. Mosher, 1896 ([Portland] : Smith & Sale)
Edition
3rd ed.
Series
Old world series
Indexed In:
Hatch, B.L. Mosher, 29
Bishop, P.R. Mosher, 334.2
Local Note
Spencer Coll. copy is no. 73.
Binding
Binding: Blue goatskin with inlays of gold, blue and black with gold cross-hatching, red, blue and green dots and a brown-red-blue-green-yellow floral pattern, by Sylvia Rennie (signed on free back endleaf). Overall design is paisley; design wraps around spine. Gold endleaves. In blue cloth solander case (20 cm.) with inner red paper-covered book compartment; red ribbon attaches to inside covers and passes through slits in compartment so that the book pops out when the box is opened; red leather spine label, gilt.
Local Note
Spencer Coll. copy: Gift of Maggy Magerstadt Rosner; with her book label.
Added Author
FitzGerald, Edward, 1809-1883.
Watson, Rosamund Marriott, 1863-1911.
Watts-Dunton, Theodore, 1832-1914.
Way, W. Irving (Washington Irving), 1853-1931.
Jenckes, Charles M. Illustrator
Thomas B. Mosher (Firm) Publisher
Smith & Sale. Printer
Rennie, Silvia. Binder
Rosner, Maggy Magerstadt, 1923-2011, donor.
Research Call Number
Spencer Coll. Amer. 1896 06-256
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