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||Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
||Onlaid; Painted; Tooled in gold; Jewelled
||[Rubaiyat. English. Fitzgerald's Version ] Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, the astronomer-poet of Persia, rendered into English verse by Edward Fitzgerald, with an accompaniment of drawings by Elihu Vedder.
||This binding is on restricted access and rarely issued. Bound by Stanley Bray of Sangorski & Sutcliffe following the patterns of the original binding, which was lost on the Titanic. A second version was destroyed in the 1939-45 war. This binding with accompanying material was kindly bequeathed to the Library by Mrs Bray.