Rubaiyat Omar Khayyam Persian Poetry 1899 vellum poetry collection gift bindingBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Leather Books, Omar Khayyam, Persian Poetry, Rubaiyat).
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam: The Astronomer Poet of Persia.
Published 1899, London by Macmillan and Co.
112 pages. Text in English.
Attractive antiquarian full vellum binding, gilt title lettering & gilt ruled covers, deckled edges.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, still clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 6" H x 5 3/4" W.