Rare, beautifully illustrated cloth bound book. Published by Hodder and Stroughton, 1910.
Spine is loose but attached. Some spotting of paper. No missing pages. 12 full colour tipped-in plates with olive green backing sheet and tissue guard. Inscription on inside cover dated 1943. Dimensions : 207mm x 152mm x 34mm. Weight : 0.670kg net.189 heavy duty numbered pages printed one side only.
Omar Khayyám (18 May 1048 – 4 December 1131) was a Persian mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, and poet. [Rendered into English Verse by Edward FitzGerald (31 March 1809 – 14 June 1883).