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Peakirk Books

With over 25 years experience, we are specialists in 20th century juvenile literature and children's books stocking most authors of boys & girls story books including Enid Blyton, Elinor Brent-Dyer, W.E.Johns, Malcolm Saville, M.E.Allan, E.J.Oxenham & many, many more. We also stock collectable fairy tales & illustrated books including Arthur Rackham, Ida Outhwaite & Lewis Carroll, plus the more modern classics of Roald Dahl & Harry Potter. Additionally we carry a large selection of very good condition Rupert Annuals and original Ladybird books. CRIME FICTION is our other specialism with a large selection of Agatha Christie, Gladys Mitchell, John Rhode, Miles Burton, E.C.R.Lorac, Glyn Carr ( Showell Styles ) and many more authors available. We also provide a free book search service for ANY book on any subject or value, and there is no fee or obligation to buy if we're successful. Finally, we have a well established website with a full internet & mail order service and we ship to all destinations worldwide.

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam translated into English Verse and with Illustrations


4to; unpaginated; hardback in green cloth with gold gilt decorative design to cover (scan does not do it justice)and gold gilt lettering to front cover and spine; teg; contains 28 mounted, tipped in, colour plates, photographed from Persian life-studies by 2 Californian female photographers. Plates are in lovely condition Tissue guards are present, but a few of the early ones have tears. No handwriting eg names or inscriptions inside the book. A Little wear to the green cloth, but generally a very good copy.