Scrapbook, [1900?]


Scrapbook, [1900?]

Scrapbook containing mounted page proofs of Edward Fitzgerald's translation of the "Rubaiyat," opposite mounted page proofs of a translation by Louis Herbert Gray, with the Persian text in script. Followed by a transliteration, and then Gray's translation, with some autograph notations.

1 v. (150 p.) ; 27 cm.




SNAC Resource ID: 7777066

Princeton University Library

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Omar Khayyām (person)

Gray, Louis H. (Louis Herbert), 1875-1955 (person)

Princeton University (corporateBody)

The collection documents the physical expansion of the University from its earliest period through the acquisition of large tracts of land in the 20th century, including the properties around Carnegie Lake and numerous farms. Early records document transactions with such Princeton University notables as Nathaniel Fitz Randolph, John Witherspoon, Walter Minto, John and Richard Stockton, and John Maclean. For the most part, the papers consist of standard legal documents with detailed descriptions ...

Fitzgerald, Edward, 1809-1883 (person)

Edward FitzGerald was an English author and translator, best known for his popular translation of The Rubáiyát. Born Edward Marlborough Purcell into one of the wealthiest families in England, the family name was changed when his mother inherited her family fortune. He was educated at Oxford University, after which he travelled constantly for a time and wrote poetry, as well as translating verse from several languages. Although talented, he lacked the motivation to devote himself to writing; he...