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Author Omar Khayyam.
Title Rubāʻīyāt. English.
The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, rendered into English quatrains by Edward FitzGerald. The five authorized versions.
Imprint New York, Published for the Classics club by W. J. Black [1942]


 Main Stacks  PK6513 .A1 1942    AVAILABLE
 Main Stacks  PK6513 .A1 1942    AVAILABLE
Description 5 p. l., 3-178 p. illus. (facsims.) 20 cm.
Note "Edited with introduction and glossary by Gordon S. Haight."--5th prelim. leaf.
Gift of Alice Lockhart.
Contents Edward FitzGerald and the Rubáiyát, by G. S. Haight.--First version, 1859.--Omar Khayyám the astronomer poet of Persia, by Edward FitzGerald.--Second version, 1808.--Facsimiles from the Bodleian manuscript of Omar Khayyám.--FitzGerald's Introduction to the third version.--Third version, 1872, fourth version, 1879, and fifth version, 1889.--Notes to the second version.--Vocabulary--Comparative tables of stanzas in the five versions.
Other Author FitzGerald, Edward, 1809-1883.
Haight, Gordon Sherman.