- London, England: Shepherds Bookstores, 2001.
- small folio.
- tapestry cloth over boards, canvas reproduction of New York Times front page on covers, clamshell box
- 76 pages
Price: $1,500.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 130612
Limited to 750 numbered copies, of which this copy is one of 250 copies reserved in sheets available for binders. Our copy was bound by Jamie Kamph in full tapestry cloth over boards with an official front page reprint of the New York Times front page on canvas which is used on the front and rear covers. Leather spine label with the title in gilt. The book is housed in a buckrum solander clamshell case with a red leather spine label.
Table of contents, preface, bibliography. The story of the Great Omar, a jeweled binding of the Ruba'iyat of Omar Khayyám, which sank with the Titanic in 1912. This work was bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in 1911. Tipped-in color frontispiece and tipped-in color illustrations in text. Black and white illustrations throughout text. Lacks poster which accompanied this book.