Edward FitzGerald (vert.) And Robert Stewart Sherriffs (illustrations) - Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, rendered into English verse - London / Glasgow, Collins, 1954 - Revised edition of "the New Edition 1947" - 224 pp. - Linen with gold lettering - 24 x 17.5 cm. 12 coloring outside the text.
Condition: good. Only on the front cover with a note date in ink (see photo). Very cool; the colors bright and fresh.
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¶ Edward FitzGerald (UK 1809-1883), the translator, was a poet who owes its fame to the great impact it has had free translation of this literary work.
Robert Stewart Sherriffs (Scotland 1906-1960) was a famous illustrator, best known for his cartoons.
The combination FitzGerald - Sherriffs has this edition into a special made.
Added as a separate annex, 11 pp .: An essay from 1956 At EF, looking for Omar's voice. The epic itself and about this issue.
Sources: Wikipedia, Encyclopedia Britannica (div, etc...) And The Telegraph, April 18, 2009.