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Título: Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, The ...
Editorial: Houghton Mifflin and Company, Boston
Año de publicación: 1894
Ilustrador: Illustrated by Elihu Vedder
Condición del libro: Near Fine
Condición de la sobrecubierta: No Dust Jacket
Edición: First Edition Thus. First Printing.
Bound in full burgundy morocco, gilt title and ruled border on cover, the spine in six compartments separated by gilt-ruled raised bands, with titles in two compartments and gilt-ruled panels in the remaining compartments, marbled endpapers, heavy stock; French fold, t.e.g. Illustrated with 56 photo-lithograph plates by Elihu Vedder. From the moment of its publication, Elihu Vedder's Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám achieved unparalleled success. The first edition appeared in Boston on 8 November 1884; six days later, it was sold out. Critics rushed to acclaim it as a masterwork of American art, and Vedder (1836 - 1923) as the master American artist. [Smithsonian American Art Museum]. This is a custom-bound copy of the octavo edition, published by Houghton, Mifflin in 1894, ten years after the original Elephant Folio edition. . This is an unmarked copy, tight, square and clean, with a former owner's bookplate on the fep and corners lightly bumped. The exquisite morocco binding has been expertly refurbished. An excellent copy with all of the plates in perfect condition. NEAR FINE. . B&W Illustrations. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (68), 61, (4) pp. N° de ref. de la librería 1184
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