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Auction archive: Lot number 153

Collection of approximately 150 editions of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyám

Estimate
US$3,000 - US$5,000
Price realised:
US$8,400
Auction archive: Lot number 153

Collection of approximately 150 editions of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyám

Estimate
US$3,000 - US$5,000
Price realised:
US$8,400
Beschreibung:

Title: Collection of approximately 150 editions of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyám Author: Omar Khayyám Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: A collection of approximately 150 different editions of the Rubaiyat. Various sizes and bindings, many illustrated. A large assemblage of different printings of what is certainly one of the most often printed books in any language. Represented in the collection are several early editions (London: Bernard Quaritch, 1872 & 1879 * London: Trubner, 1882 & 1883 * New York: Houghton, Mifflin, 1888 * Boston: Joseph Knight 1896 * Portland: Thomas B. Mosher, 1897 * etc.), numerous illustrated editions (Arthur Szyk, Willy Pogany, Adelaide Hanscom Edmond Dulac, Gilbert James Frank Brangwyn Valenti Angelo, Blanche McManus, etc.), many limited and finely printed editions, trade editions, etc. Also included are several works about the Rubaiyat. A complete list is available upon request. Lot Amendments Condition: Condition varies; overall very good or better. Item number: 230958

Auction archive: Lot number 153
Auction:
Datum:
8 Nov 2012
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
Beschreibung:

Title: Collection of approximately 150 editions of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyám Author: Omar Khayyám Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: A collection of approximately 150 different editions of the Rubaiyat. Various sizes and bindings, many illustrated. A large assemblage of different printings of what is certainly one of the most often printed books in any language. Represented in the collection are several early editions (London: Bernard Quaritch, 1872 & 1879 * London: Trubner, 1882 & 1883 * New York: Houghton, Mifflin, 1888 * Boston: Joseph Knight 1896 * Portland: Thomas B. Mosher, 1897 * etc.), numerous illustrated editions (Arthur Szyk, Willy Pogany, Adelaide Hanscom Edmond Dulac, Gilbert James Frank Brangwyn Valenti Angelo, Blanche McManus, etc.), many limited and finely printed editions, trade editions, etc. Also included are several works about the Rubaiyat. A complete list is available upon request. Lot Amendments Condition: Condition varies; overall very good or better. Item number: 230958

Auction archive: Lot number 153
Auction:
Datum:
8 Nov 2012
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
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