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The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Author: Edward Fitzgerald (Translator); Edmund J.Sullivan (Illustrator),
Price: $15.00
Publisher: Three Sirens Press
Publisher Location: New York
Book Condition: Very Good-
Dust Jacket Condition: good
Edition: 1st Edition Thus
Pub Date: 0
Light shelf wear to tips, corners, and edges of the book, gift inscription of 1936. Navy and yellow boards, marker ribbon. Usual Three Sirens Press semi-risque (for the time) treatment. Certainly the most well known work of Persian literature in the West. The Rubaiyat, a form of poetry written in quatrains, was translated and brought to the notice of Western readers by Edward Fitzgerald in the 1850's.Every effort is made to ship all books and other items within 24 hours. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!