The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, Translated by Edward Fitzgerald 1905 Arts Crafts. From the Fourth Version of Edward Fitzgerald's Translation.. With Illustrations by Adelaide Hanscom London, George G. Quarto, unpaginated, but with 43 leaves of text (all versos blank) and numerous blank interleaves plus a colour-decorated leaf (the photographer's acknowledgments, verso blank) and 28 full-page photogravure plates (from photographs by Adelaide Hanscom).
Colour pictorial cloth, leading and bottom edges uncut; covers slightly rubbed at the extremities, with minute wear to a bottom corner tip; inner hinges slightly cracked; endpapers lightly marked; neat contemporary gift inscription; an excellent copy. Her studio burned down in 1906, along with the negatives. Originally published by Dodge Publishing Company, New York, this book was one of the first photographically illustrated literary works in the USA, and is believed to be the first to feature the male nude. Please review the photos I have posted and if you have any questions please feel free to message me. The item "The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, Translated by Edward Fitzgerald 1905 Arts Crafts" is in sale since Thursday, November 7, 2019.This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "lilpinke" and is located in Township of Washington, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States.