The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam:
1940 Heritage Press Arthur Szyk Edition

This 1940 Heritage Press Edition with illustrations by Arthur Syzk and the first edition text was professionally scanned by the efforts of a contributor. Shown below are samples of that gorgeous scan.

You can download the full scan here.

The Book Itself

“The illustrations for this edition were Drawn in colour and gold by Arthur Syzk, and printed in London by the Sun Engraving Company. The test was set, and the pages made-up in English Monotype Sachsenwald with Albertus Capitals, to the design and under the direction of Ernest Ingham at the Fanfare Press, in London.” - From the book

The Poetry

The Illustrations