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

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam in English verse by Edward Fitzgerald

Maker(s)

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

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Description

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

Dating

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

Note

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.

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production

Printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 2-2011
Primary reference Number: 199514
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Audit data

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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam in English verse by Edward Fitzgerald" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/199514 Accessed: 2023-01-29 14:14:30

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