1913 Rubaiyat Omar Khayyam Limited Edition Persia Mystical Poetry Riccardi Press. Waste not your Hour, nor in the vain pursuit.
Of This and That endeavor and dispute. The'Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám' is said to be one of the ten best known poems in the world, and probably the most popular piece of Middle Eastern literature in the Western World.There are hundreds of editions published from Fitzgerald's various translations alone. This collection of Persian stories dates to the 11th-century and covers a wide variety of topics including philosophy, mysticism, and Sufi and pre-Islamic. Century printing of'Rubaiyat' is a Riccardi Press edition in the Eleven Point Riccardi Fount which have been printed on handmade Riccardi Paper.
Only 1000 copies of the Ricardi Press edition were printed, and this is number 860. London: Philip Lee Warner, publisher to the Medici Society, MDCCCCXIII .
Collation: Complete with all pages. Provenance: Bookplate - Charles Daniel Frey. Binding: Leather; tight & secure.9in X 6.5in (23cm x 16.5cm). This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "schilb_antique_books" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.