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THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM [FITZGERALD’S VERSION]
With 12 illustrations by Abanindro Nath Tagore
London: The Studio, 1910
Original dropover portfolio with 12 colour plates, each individually tipped-in on thick card sheets within frames and covered with tissue guards carrying the quatrain on which each painting is based printed in red.
Together with a 16-page string-bound booklet carrying the 75 quatrains of the first edition  of Edward Fitzgerald’s version
Portfolio of paper-covered boards with cloth spine and with the titleticket pasted on cover.
Condition NotesGood. Previous Swiss owners’ ink inscription dated June 1911 on top right corner of booklet title-page This large portfolio is not to be confused with the later smaller versions issued by Leopold Hill in book form in the 1920s.