The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (page 1/2)

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Pictures from The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam translated into English verse by Edward Fitzgerald; With illustrations photographed from life studies by Adelaide Hanscom and Blanche Cumming. Published in New York Dodge Publishing Co. 1905, 1912

I have scanned only only a few of these. As always, let me know (liam at holoweb dot net; for faster response mention the colour of your socks) if you would like more from this book.

There is an entry in the Nuttall Encyclopædia for Edward Fitzgerald and another for Dante.

Title: The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Author: Omar Khayyam, tr. Edward Fitzgerald

City: New York

Date: 1905

Total items: 9

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: Lured with hope of some Diviner Drink]

Lured with hope of some Diviner Drink

“LX
The mighty Mahmud, Allah-breathing Lord,
That all the misbelieving and black Horde
Of Fears and Sorrows that infest the Soul
Scatters before him with his whirlwind Sword. [more...] [$]

[picture: Myself when young]

Myself when young

XXVII
Myself when young did eagerly frequent
Doctor and Saint, and heard great Argument
About it and about: but evermore
came out by the same door as in I went. [more...] [$]

[picture: A Potter thumping his wet clay]

A Potter thumping his wet clay

“XXXVI
think the Vessel, that with fugitive
Articulation answer’d, once did live,
And drink; and Ah! the passive Lip I kiss’d,
How many Kisses might it take—and give! [more...] [$]

[picture: Earth Could Not Answer]

Earth Could Not Answer

XXXIII
Earth could not answer; nor the Seas that mourn
In flowing Purple, of their Lord forlorn;
Nor rolling Heaven, with all his Signs reveal’d
And hidden by the sleeve of Night and Morn. [more...] [$]


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Pictures from The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam translated into English verse by Edward Fitzgerald; With illustrations photographed from life studies by Adelaide Hanscom and Blanche Cumming. Published in New York Dodge Publishing Co. 1905, 1912

I have scanned only only a few of these. As always, let me know (liam at holoweb dot net; for faster response mention the colour of your socks) if you would like more from this book.

There is an entry in the Nuttall Encyclopædia for Edward Fitzgerald and another for Dante.


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