The Ruba'iyat of Omar Khayyam, translated by Peter Avery & John Heath-Stubbs, 1979.
Published by Book Club Associates, London, 1979. Dimensions : 240mm x 158mm x 17mm. Weight : 0.470kg net. Condition : Good.
The Ruba'iyat of Omar Khayyam, translated by Peter Avery and John Heath-Stubbs. Published by Book Club Associates by arrangement with Allen Lane Penguin Books Ltd. First Edition of this edition. Set in Palatino by Filmtype Services Ltd., Scarborough. Printed by Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd.
Dimensions : 240mm x 158mm x 17mm. Weight : 0.470kg net.
8vo, 128 gloss numbered pages with many full colour plates.
Condition/Notes : Good. DJ : Quite good. DJ has wear to top edge with small tears and light wear to lower edge. Face is good colour with light wear. 15mm vertical tear lower lh corner to spine. DJ back with light wear top and tail with some marks and a small tear along rh edge to spine. Spine has wear top and tail with sunning. DJ front fold with toning to top edge and brief summary. Back fold with wear to top edge and some small tears and light wear to lower edge. Toning to rh edge. Details of front DJ illustration. Light brown linen front board with light wear to edges. Back board similar with bump to top lh corner. Spine light wear top and tail and gilt lettering. Front paste-down and e/p with map of Iran and the Middle East in the 11th-12th Centuries. Full colour plate follows in good condition. Title page facing; verso publishing and printing details. Contents page follows with details : Introduction, Note on the Translations, Translations of the Ruba'iyhat, Appendix 1 Omar Khayyam, Appendix 2 Khayyam and some 19th C sufis in Kabul, Appendix 3 Background to illustrations. List of Illustrations. Bibliography. Introduction commences p7. Pages good with toning to edges. Colour plates very good. Light usgae. Binding quite tight. Same map back e/p-p/d. Dusting to edges. Please view the images below :
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