Sale: 359 / Rare Books including Marine Art, Nov. 16./17. 2009 in Hamburg Lot 93

 
Marcus Behmer - Chajjam, Omar, Ruba'Ijat, 1907

93
Marcus Behmer
Chajjam, Omar, Ruba'Ijat, 1907
Estimate:
€ 500 / $ 550
Sold:
€ 1,020 / $ 1.122

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Behmer. - Omar Chajjam von Neschapur, Ruba'ijat. With ornamental double title in green and gold as well as numerous initials in green by M. Behmer. Leipzig, Insel 1907. Smoothed green orig. calf binding with gilt-tooled illustrations on boards as well as top edge gilt. Large 8vo.
Sarkowski 1214. - Schauer II, 45. - Homeyer (in Philobiblon) p. 284 (with illu.). - 1 of 50 numb. copies of the de-luxe edition on Japon, this is copy no. 1! - Fine and broad-margined press print in green and black on creme Japon, printed by O. von Holten, Berlin. The German translation by D. Gribble. - Binding somewhat darkened and rubbed, spine sunned. Ex-libris of Leopold Biermann.
Copy no. 1 of 50 numb. copies of the de-luxe edition on Japon of this fine and broad-margined press print. With ornamental double title in green and gold as well as numerous initials in green by M. Behmer. Smoothed green orig. calf binding with gilt-tooled illustrations on boards as well as top edge gilt. - Binding somewhat darkened and rubbed, spine sunned. Ex-libris of Leopold Biermann.

93
Marcus Behmer
Chajjam, Omar, Ruba'Ijat, 1907
Estimate:
€ 500 / $ 550
Sold:
€ 1,020 / $ 1.122

(incl. 20% surcharge)