1920 Nice Bayntun Binding - Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam wonderfully Illustrated by Frank Brangwyn.
Author: Omar Khayyam. Illustrated By Frank Brangwyn.
Title: The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám.
Publisher: London, T.N. Foulis, 1920. First Edition, 3rd printing.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7" X 6".
Pages: 123 pages + publisher's catalog.
Binding: Attractive and very good, near fine half morocco leather binding, finely bound by Bayntun-Riviere for Sotheran (hinges fine, overall slighlty worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. All edges gilt.
Content: Near fine content (bright, tight, and clean - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the eight wonderful tipped-in color illustrations by Frank Brangwyn, including the beautiful frontispiece.
The book: Beautiful edition in a very nice Bayntun-Riviere binding of The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám wonderfully illustrated By Frank Brangwyn.
The illustrator: Sir Frank William Brangwyn RA RWS RBA (12 May 1867 – 11 June 1956) was a Welsh artist, painter, watercolourist, printmaker, illustrator, and designer.
Brangwyn was an artistic jack-of-all-trades. As well as paintings and drawings, he produced designs for stained glass, furniture, ceramics, glass tableware, buildings and interiors, was a lithographer and woodcutter and was a book illustrator. It has been estimated that during his lifetime Brangwyn produced over 12,000 works. His mural commissions would cover over 22,000 sq ft (2,000 m2) of canvas, he painted over 1,000 oils, over 660 mixed media works (watercolours, gouache), over 500 etchings, about 400 wood-engravings and woodcuts, 280 lithographs, 40 architectural and interior designs, 230 designs for items of furniture and 20 stained glass panels and windows.
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