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Fourth version, 1879

As Quaritch became worried because of the growing number of unauthorized American editions, he urged FitzGerald for a new edition. FitzGerald agreed but only when an earlier translation, e.g. 'Salámán and Absál' (1856) was included. After his death, a so called fifth edition was published in 1889, based on the fourth edition and corrections and notes in FitzGerald's own copy of this fourth edition.

Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám; and The Salámán and Absál of Jámí; Rendered into English Verse. Bernard Quaritch; 15 Piccadilly, London. 1879
Collation: - Square octavo: pp. [iv] + pp. xvi (last page unnumbered) + 112, consisting of: Half-title "Poems from the Persian," pp. [i, ii, verso blank]; Frontispiece, as in first edition of "Salámán and Absál"; Title-page as above [pp. iii, Imprint, "London: G. Norman and Son, printers, Maiden Lane, Covent Garden," p. iv]; Title, "Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, the astronomer-poet of Persia. Rendered into English Verse. Fourth edition." pp. [i, ii, verso blank]; [Introduction], pp. [iii]-xv; p. [xvi, blank]; Text of "Rubáiyát," pp. [1]-27; Notes, pp. [28]-35; p. [36 blank]; Half-title, "Salámán and Absál," p. [37]; p [38 blank]; Notice of Jámí's Life, pp. [39]-50; Text, pp. [51]-107; Appendix, pp. [108]-112; the whole printed within an ornamental one-line border. Issued in a half-Roxburgh binding, with cloth sides, lettered in gold, "The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. Salámán and Absál of Jámí. English Versions 1879".

Fourth version (Kellscraft Studio)