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Lot nr:276
Book nr:27947
Author:[BALFOUR, Ronald]
Title:Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
Town:New York
Publisher:Dodd Mead and company
Year:c. 1920
Description:8vo, colour frontispiece and 5 other colour plates along with 32 b/w tipped in plates, some with a touch of colour. Wonderful art nouveau 'Neilsen' like colour illustrations and b/w illustrations which echo of 'Beardsley'. Every other page has an illustration printed in brown, often with a nude or scantily clad maiden. Cream buckram boards with a circular pictorial label on upper cover, first hinge fragile. First US edition. Bookplate H.L. Hoover
We add: Parsival or the Legend of the Holy Grail retold from Ancient Sources with acknowledgement to the "Parsifal" of Richard Wagner, by T.W. Rolleston. London, Harrap & co, (1912). 8vo, with illustrations by Willy POGANY, 4 tipped-in colour plates and many other illustrations. Original buckram boards. (review copy)
+ Tannhäuser, a Dramatic Poem by Richard Wagner. London, Harrap & co, (1911). 8vo, with illustrations by Willy POGANY, 16 tipped-in colour plates and many other illustrations. Original buckram boards (together: 3 vols.)
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Price:€160 - €200
Sellingprice:€370
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