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This is the first and most famous English translation of the The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. As a work of English literature FitzGerald's version of these poems, originally written in the Persian language, is a high point of the 19th century and has been greatly influential.
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An illustrated gift edition of the quatrains of Omar the tentmaker, which have more admirers today than ever before. Edward Fitzgerald's rendition stands as a monument to the translator's art.
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Edward Fitzgerald (1809 83) was an English poet and philosopher. His is the first and most famous translation of Omar Khayyam s "The Rubaiyat."
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Book Description Macmillan, 1976. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. Dust Jacket Condition: Acceptable jacket. Hardcover; English language; Acceptable jacket; 8- over 5.75" - 6.75" Tall; a fair reading copy; 1976 printing; light foxing to unclipped dust jacket and book pages. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. For buyers outside the UK we now offer significantly lower rates on our airmail shipping. Seller Inventory # 12150vin059
Book Description Macmillan, 1958. Condition: Good. 1958. 111 pages. No dust jacket. Decorative blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Firm binding to clean, lightly tanned pages with bright copy throughout. Previous owner's name and light finger marks to fep. Minor foxing to endpapers and infrequent page edges. Usual shelf wear and markings to boards with a slight forward lean. Light rub wear to edges and bumped corners. Seller Inventory # 1495477049CLK