Item #259519 The Rubaiyat. Omar Khayyam.
The Rubaiyat


The Rubaiyat.

New York: Dodge Publishing Co, [c. 1914].

HANSCOM, Adelaide. Reprint of Hanscom Edition. With ornamental page-borders and 9 photogravures tipped in by Adelaide Hanscom. 110. 1 vols. Square 12mo. IN DJ. Crimson cloth, stamped in gilt. Fine in VG cream dj Not in Potter. Item #259519

REPRINT of Adelaide Hanscom’s marvelous photographs for the Rubaiyat are in keeping with the “pictorialist” tradition of photography. Hanscom achieved her luminous and visionary style through sophisticated techniques and her reputation was secured by her groundbreaking photographic illustrations for the earlier 1905 Rubaiyat, one of the first American books to use photography for fine art illustration.

Price: $60.00