The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. by GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS. YUNGE…

One of 75 specially bound copies with an addtional set of prints including 2 appearing in the book

~ The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam.

London Golden Cockerel Press 1958

No. 45 of 75 special copies with an extra set of 9 plates, including two not printed in the book. 7 gently erotic collotypes by John Yunge Bateman in the book, plus an extra loose set with two additional plates not in the book. Printed in Caslon Old Face on mould-made paper. Tall thin 4to, original full rich wine-red morocco with design by Yunge Bateman blocked in gilt on the upper covers, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut, the extra set of prints are in a claret cloth chemise, all housed in the original claret cloth covered slipcase. A very good, bright copy with only very mild darkening to the very bottom edge and some mild offset from the turn-ins.

A luxuriously produced volume complementing Yunge Bateman’s somewhat pneumatic illustrations.

Cock-a-Hoop, Bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press, 208
Stock ref: 11050
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