KHAYYAM, Omar & FITZGERALD, Edward (trans.). SZYK, Arthur (ill.), Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. New York, Heritage Press: 1940.
FIRST EDITION, THUS (280 x 210 mm) Unpaginated, frontispeice & prelims, 20 french-fold leaves, with text plus 8 plates of full color illustrations. Two tape tape tabs on front and back pastedowns. Cover in cream cloth with gilt motifs, some minor staining, but internally FINE.
Colophon reads: "The illustrations for this edition were drawn in colour and gold by Arthur Szyk, and pinted in London by the Sun Engraving Company. The text was set, and the pages made-up in English monotype Sachsenwald with Albertus Capitals, to the design and under the direction of Ernest Ingham and the Fanfare Press, in London."