Lot 351a

[Fitzgerald (Edward, trans.)

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, The Astronomer-Poet of Persia. Translated into English Verse, FIRST EDITION, one of only 250 copies printed,  original printed wrappers, slight browning to fore-edges of front and rear wrappers, very small remnants of previous catalogue description to inside front cover, housed in cloth chemise and fold-over cloth box, leather lettering label, [Potter 1; Grolier/English 97], square 8vo, Bernard Quaritch, 1859.

Estimate: £15,000-£20,000