Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Omar Khayyam.
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam.
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam.
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam.
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam.
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam.
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam.
(Balfour, Ronald)

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam.

Balfour, Ronald (illus.)

London: Constable, (1920). Small quarto. (76)ff. One of fifty copies printed on Japon, signed by the artist, and with an extra hand-colored illustration. Illustrated with six full-color plates and thirty-two in black & white, some of which have touches of color, as well as numerous smaller line drawings throughout. Balfour's lavish illustrations show the influences of Aubrey Beardsley and Alastair, combining orientalist fantasy with Art Deco opulence. The extra plate, which appears opposite the title page, has been heightened in gilt, pink, red, and orange. In the publisher's binding of black cloth backed textured boards, with titling in gilt on spine and upper cover. T.e.g. Minimal shelfwear along lower extremity, and a touch of wear to lower corners. Nearly fine. Item #27601

Price: $3,750.00

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