Concerning a Pilgrimage to the Grave of Edward Fitzgerald [ One of 50 copy printed on Japan Vellum ]
50 copies of this book have been privately printed on Japan vellum by Thomas B. Mosher for presentations to his friends , and the type distributed (n° 17), 12mo vol. under slipcase, Portland, Maine, Privately printed, 1902, 5 blank, portrait, VI-14 pp. and 8 blank leaves Commentaire : With a poetical preface by Theodore Watts-Dunton, the chorus repeating : 'Omar Khayyam'. Very good copy (noted '181' on slipace, bt the same ink used on justification) of this scarce work. Banker, writer and anthorpologist, Edward Clodd (1840-1930) was a prominent member of the Omar Khayyam Club and he organised the planting of the rose from Omar Khayyam's tomb on to the grave of Edward Fitzgerald (famous translator of the translation of The Rubaiyat) at Boulge, Suffolk.