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Shelfmark c188c27
Held By BL
Country England
Period 20c
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Onlaid; Painted; Tooled in gold; Jewelled
Style Pictorial
Edges Gilt
BookBinder Sangorski & Sutcliffe
Owner
Author
Title [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.
Place of Publication Boston [Mass]
Date of Publication 1884
References
Notes 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. It is on restricted access. See Stonehouse, John Harrison. The Story of the Great Omar, London, 1933; Shepherd, Rob. Lost on the Titanic (London : Shepherds Sangorski & Sutcliffe and Zaehnsdorf, 2001.)
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