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Omar Khayyam. Rubaiyat..., one of only 25 copies signed by Leonard Jay (who supervised the printing), signed presentation copy from Jay to Sidney Empson (dated 1953), illustrations by Charles Meacham, 1931; another printing, one of 25 copies signed by Jay, illustrations by Catherine Gebhard, 1937 § Warde (Beatrice L.) The Nature of the Book, signed presentation copy from the author to Sidney Empson, 1930 § Wallis (L.W.) Leonard Jay: Master Printer-Craftsman, First Head of the Birmingham School of Printing 1925-53, original cloth, dust-jacket, 1963, the first three all original patterned boards, slightly rubbed and faded, the third with slip-case, all but the last Birmingham; and 11 others, Birmingham printing, v.s. (15)

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Omar Khayyam. Rubaiyat..., one of only 25 copies signed by Leonard Jay (who supervised the printing), signed presentation copy from Jay to Sidney Empson (dated 1953), illustrations by Charles Meacham, 1931; another printing, one of 25 copies signed by Jay, illustrations by Catherine Gebhard, 1937 § Warde (Beatrice L.) The Nature of the Book, signed presentation copy from the author to Sidney Empson, 1930 § Wallis (L.W.) Leonard Jay: Master Printer-Craftsman, First Head of the Birmingham School of Printing 1925-53, original cloth, dust-jacket, 1963, the first three all original patterned boards, slightly rubbed and faded, the third with slip-case, all but the last Birmingham; and 11 others, Birmingham printing, v.s. (15)

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