Author: Omar Khayyam
Publisher: London Hodder and Stoughton 1909
First Dulac trade edition. Edmund Dulac's illustrations for the Rubáiyát helped to confirm his position as "a direct challenger in the illustrated gift book market to the work of Arthur Rackham" (ODNB).
4to., Publisher's white gilt stamped buckram, with 20 colour plates by Edmund Dulac. Spine a little darkened otherwise a very good bright copy.
In his autobiography, George Doran, the book's American publisher, noted "In point of excellence of art, popularity, distinction and profit the crowning achievement... was the publication of the Fitzgerald version of the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám illustrated by Edmund Dulac. The book was a joy and a treasure. Its public acceptance was immediate and great."