THE RUBÁIYÁT OF 'UMAR KHAIYÁM TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH OF J.B. NICOLAS ... TOGETHER WITH A REPRINT OF THE FRENCH TEXT.

London: John Lane The Bodley Head, [1924]. Small quarto. Tan cloth, lettered in gilt, with pictorial decorations. Frontis and fifteen color plates by Hamzeh Carr. Extremities nicked and frayed, endleaves browned, old clipping and residue of same affixed to recto and verso of half-title, with consequent offset tanning; a good, sound copy without dust jacket. Item #WRCLIT80303

Second edition, and first illustrated edition. Edited, with notes and an introduction, by Edward Heron-Allen. From a total edition of 2500 copies, this is one of less than 1000 from the earliest binding lot, with 'The Bodley Head' at the toe of the spine and the lettering in gilt. WOOLF B2b.

Price: $125.00