Very Good. This is a new rendering of an outstanding scholarly endeavor faithful to the language and philosophy of Khayaam. The very good hardback is a U.S. first edition (stated) with 86 pages. The author of the translation is one of the foremost poets in the English language. The book has a good unclipped dust jacket with no markings inside.
The Robert Graves translation of the Rubaiyyat is outstanding. The usual edition of this masterpiece is translated by Fitzgerald. The Fitzgeral translation is beautiful however the Graves translation is sublime. If you are a fan of the Sufi tradition, then you will enjoy forever the Graves treatment of this sufi classic. I am honored to have this book in my library.
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