New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, n.d. Willy Pogány. Later printing. Decorated & gilt-stamped cloth. 8vo, decorative pictorial orange/tan cloth & gilt, 12 original color plates by Willy Pogány; numerous B&W arabesques and embellishments; pictorial endpapers,173 pages [some unopened]. Very Good + / Very Good +. Item #18
A lovely edition of the classic Persian poet's verses. Introduction by George Saintsbury.
"Willy" Pogany (1882 – 1955) was a prolific and much valued Hungarian illustrator of children's and other books.
Very Good plus condition with several pages unopened. Dust jacket has been slightly abraided at its top (1/8" or so) and is a bit rubbed Cloth somewhat faded though the delaborate gold gilt bird retains considerable luster.
An affordable and highly giftable edition of the famous poet and superior illustrator!