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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam in English verse by Edward Fitzgerald: PB 2-2011

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Current Location: In storage


Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam in English verse by Edward Fitzgerald


Author: Omar Khayyam
Illustrator: Behzad Miniatur, Hossein
Translator: Fitzgerald, Edward
Editor: Esfandiary, Hossein-Ali Nouri
Printer: Shumposha Photo Printing



Fitzgerald's English version accompanied with Persian text. Added title-page: Rubaʼīyāt-i hakīm Umar Khayyam.
50 plates in color by ... Hossein Behzad

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2011) by Perkins, Sheila


Production date: AD 1974 : Originally published in 1949, this is the third printing.


Colophon: "This book was designed, photographed, and laid out, during 2010, by Nicolas McDowall at The Old Stile Press, Catchmays Court, Llandogo, Monmouthshire NP25 4TN, UK. It was printed in UK by J.W. Northend Limited." "The edition is restricted to 1000 numbered copies." Museum has copy no. 29.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 2-2011
Primary reference Number: 199514
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Created: Monday 21 July 2014 Updated: Monday 21 July 2014 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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