Corvo, Frederic Baron; Hamzeh Carr, illustrator
Title THE RUBAIYAT OF UMAR KHAIYAM: Translated from the French of J.B. Nicolas by Frederic Baron Corvo, together with a reprint of the French Text.
Book Condition Contemporary gift inscription to the front endpaper, uniform brown offsetting to the endpapers (as usual), else fine in the original gilt-stamped tan pictorial cloth decorated in red, black and gold; remnants of most the dust jacket laid in at rear.
Edition First edition thus. Small quarto. xlviii (notes and appendix),  pages. Woolf B2b (750 copies--first issue).
Publisher London: John Lane The Bodley Head Limited, (1924).
Seller ID 54735.00
Edited with notes and a comparative study of the original texts, and an Introduction by Edward Heron-Allen, F.R.S. With sixteen illustrations in color by Hamzeh Carr. An exceptional edition printed at the Curwen Press. Text in English and French.