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Title

Edward Fitzgerald, Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, The Astronomer-Poet of Persia ... (London, 1894).

Description

Dimension: 20.4 cm.

Provenance: None noted.

Binding: Green morocco decorated by Edward Sullivan with onlays and gold tooling. Border of repeated gouges, floral and bird tools. Circular gold-tooled brown floral onlays in each corner. Nested central lozenge formed by gouges, the space between the border and the outer lozenge filled with gold dots, leafy sprays and brownish-red gold-tooled chrysanthemum onlays, the intermediate space with ten red onlays, gold-tooled to a rose pattern, and four brown onlays. The inner lozenge filled with gilt dots and a central red onlay. Gold-tooled doublures.

Suggested Citation

“Edward Fitzgerald, Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, The Astronomer-Poet of Persia ... (London, 1894).,” Marsh's Library Labs, accessed December 18, 2017, http://www.marshlibrary.ie/digi/items/show/335.

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