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(Riviere Pictorial Binding)

Auction:
2167
Lot:
529
Sold for:
$3,643$3,100

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Auction:
Sale #2167 - 2167
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 26, 2002 11:00AM

Description:

(Riviere Pictorial Binding) Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, London, 1929, 8vo, with hand-colored plates by Gilbert James, full blue morocco with pictorial oval of Eve in the Garden with the Serpent and with a border of meandering grame vines and inscribed border.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Omar Khayyam, London, Gilbert James, Medieval literature, Persian literature, Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, Sufi literature