London: George G. Harrap & Co., c 1920. Willy Pogàny. Fine Binding. RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
George G. Harrap & Co. [c.1920]
RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM - Willy Pogany. London, George G. Harrap & Co. [c.1920]. With book decoration and 16 mounted color plates. De-Luxe publisher's blue Morocco binding with elaborate gilt design of vines and grape clusters with green leaves on upper board, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, t.e.g., marbled endpapers. Printed at the Ballantyne Press. A book in Very Good condition in a Fine binding.
Illustrated by Edward Fitzgerald. – Willy Pogany (1882–1955), born in Hungary, studied and worked in Budapest, Munich, Paris and London. After ten years in London, he emigrated to America. In addition to illustration and painting, he was interested in theater, he designed sets and costumes for various shows and the Metropolitan Opera House in Hollywood, he worked as an art director for several film studios in the 1930s and 1940s. The style of his illustrations is strongly reminiscent of the work of Edmund Dulac.
$720.00 Usd. Excellent. Item #515
Near Perfect Condition.
Price (USD): $720.00