Condition: Near Fine in Good slipcase. Bound in full mustard morocco leather with gilt lettering on the spine and an elaborate peacock and floral design blind stamped on both covers.
The text is carefully selected from the five various editions of Edward Fitzgerald's translation. Board chemise, and board slipcase, as issued in average good only condition but still great to have the slipcase outer and inner. Color illustrations, gorgeous detailed and hand-illuminated by the illustrator in gold. 846 of 1500 numbered copies printed on imported Japanese Kozo paper, folded double in Japanese fashion, with every page printed with a floriated design in four colors additionally illuminated by Valenti Angelo, by hand, with pure gold or pure silver.
SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page. Boards crisp with slight wear to spine ends, gilt bright and shiny, interior clean and crisp without any marks or previous owners names.
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