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Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám the Astronomer-Poet of Persia

1894
Illustrated by Elihu Vedder (American, 1836–1923), Author Omar Khayyám (Persian, 1048–1122), Translator Edward Fitzgerald (British, 1809–1883), Publisher Houghton, Mifflin and Co. (American, founded in 1880), Printer Riverside Press (American, founded in 1852)


Place of Publication: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Dimensions

Overall: 21.5 x 16.5 x 2.5 cm (8 7/16 x 6 1/2 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

1983.490

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with photomechanical halftone relief prints

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1894) 21.5 cm; [30 ff.] 61 pp.; original publisher’s dark brown- and gilt-stamped brown cloth.


Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1894

Provenance

William Sturgis Bigelow (1850-1926), by whom bequeathed to MFA [accessioned November 9, 1983].

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection