Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam c. 1940 Willy Pogany Art Nouveau 12 color platesBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Poetry, Illustrated Books, Omar Khayyam, Willy Pogany).
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam: The First and Fourth Renderings in English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. With Illustrations by Willy Pogany.
Published c. 1930-45, New York by Thomas Y. Crowell Company.
95  pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout with 12 tipped in color plates by Pogany.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, gilt pictorial cover & spine decorations.
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 signs of handling and time but nothing offensive or severe, joints with a thin line of staining, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, internally 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 lovely illustrated 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. 10 1/4" H x 7 1/2" W.