Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The Fitzgerald, E. mss., 1870-1920, include a letter by Edward Fitzgerald, 1809-1883, poet; a letter from Thomas James Wise, 1859-1937, bibliographer; printer's copy of the translation into English verse of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam of Naishapur, 1891; the Rubaiyat of the young housewife by E.E. Gobert, 1912; Omar Khayyam: English translation of verse beginning, "Let not your soul in Sorrow's clasp be prest" by Eben Francis Thompson, 1859-1939, author, Nov. 29, 1920; Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, designed, written out, and illuminated by Alberto Sangorski; and two pencil sketches of Edward Fitzgerald by S.A. Kinsley, artist.

Collection size: 8 items

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