London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1909. Item #03651
Edmund Dulac's Rubaiyat
[DULAC, Edmund, illustrator]. KHAYYAM, Omar. FITZGERALD, Edward (trans.). Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. Rendered into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. With Illustrations by Edmund Dulac. London: Hodder and Stoughton, .
First trade edition. Quarto (10 11/16 x 8 3/8 inches; 271 x 213 mm).  leaves. Title-page decoratively printed in sepia and light brown. Twenty mounted color plates, including frontispiece, each with a captioned tissue guard. Decorative borders to plates and leaves.
Bound ca. 1910 for the Times Book Club in full plum calf, covers decoratively bordered in gilt, spine with three raised bands, f=decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt. Top-edge gilt, gilt board-edges and turn-ins, marbled end-papers. Some rubbing and slight splitting to joints, but still sound. Ink inscription dated 1923 on top margin of half-title. A reasonably priced example of this classic.