Fitzgerald, Edward - The Golden Cockerel Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

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The first edition reprinted, together with Fitzgerald's Monk-Latin version, now printed for the first time. Translations of the Latin and of the Persian originals and a critical essay by Sir E. Denison Ross. Introduction by Charles Ganz. Line engravings by John Buckland-Wright. Number 287 of 300 copies printed from Perpetua type on Arnold & Foster handmade paper. Illustrated with 8 full-page copper engravings.

Quarter white morocco with gilt spine titling over cloth. T.E.G. A Very Good ++ copy. Clean boards ( gently faded to upper edge of back board ), solid spine, gilt lettering on spine bright. Usual gentle soiling to white morocco. Slight bruising to upper and lower corners. Internally very bright. Tight binding. No previous ownership inscriptions. Still retains its original glassine wrapper. An attractive copy.

Book Condition: Very Good ++.

Publisher: Golden Cockerel Press, UK, 1938

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 Edward Fitzgerald Golden Cockerel Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
 Edward Fitzgerald Golden Cockerel Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
 Edward Fitzgerald Golden Cockerel Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
 Edward Fitzgerald Golden Cockerel Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
 Edward Fitzgerald Golden Cockerel Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
 Edward Fitzgerald Golden Cockerel Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
 Edward Fitzgerald Golden Cockerel Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam