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(Decorative Binding)

Auction:
2526B
Lot:
519
Sold for:
$6,518$5,500

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2526B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 14, 2010 11:00AM

Description:

(Decorative Binding), Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, New York and London: Hodder and Stoughton, translation by Edward Fitzgerald, with twenty illustrations by Edmund Dulac, numbered 110 of 200 copies, with gilt-embossed multicolored morocco onlay binding by The Booklovers' Shop, Cleveland, with floral pattered morocco onlay front and rear pastedowns, and tan moire dublures, in fitted velvet and moire-lined leathered case, folio, (binding good, minor wear to case, pages with light yellowing and scattered light handling soiling).
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Omar Khayyam, Cleveland, London, Edmund Dulac, Edward Fitzgerald, Medieval literature, Persian literature, Printing, Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

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