exquisitely designed Collector’s Edition of 25 copies of the Rubaiyat of Omar
Khayyam, has been created specifically by Dave Wood, Master Calligraphic
Artist, to celebrate the life of this
Dave has sensitively
designed stunning works of art throughout this book which are richly
illustrated and decorated in his distinctive style. Each page is an unexpected surprise,
resulting in a continuing flow of interpretations with each quatrain suggesting
the highly emotive thoughts of this eternal and thought provoking work.
The original of this book was written with Sumi (Japanese ink) on vellum (animal skin) and illustrated in gouache with traditional gilding in 23ct gold. The limited edition is printed on archival paper with pigment inks and is hand bound in leather with a beautiful gold blocked title and image on the cover.
This book is unique in the market place and a stunning edition of one of the best loved poets in the world.