Irwin, Wallace; Burgess, Gelett, illustrator
Title THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM JR.: Translated from the Original Bornese into English Verse
Binding Large format softcover.
Book Condition Small chip to the lower corner of the half-title page, else near fine in olive green decorative wraps, attractively printed in four colors; in a fine lovely custom cloth clamshell box with gilt-stamped leather label to the front cover. 50 pages.
Edition First edition.
Publisher San Francisco: Elder & Shepard, (1902).
Seller ID 31263.00
Persian pastiche that blends humor and philosophy with a passion for tobacco! Cover design, margin decorations, eight cheeky b&w illustrations by San Francisco literary lion Burgess, including frontispiece: "I Wear Tobacchanalian Wreaths of Smoke."
Toba Poetry. Tobacco. Humor. Illustrated Books.