The Golden Cockerel Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, plate 6 (of 8) by John Buckland Wright

The Golden Cockerel Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, plate 6 (of 8) by John Buckland Wright

The Golden Cockerel Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, plate 6 (of 8)

John Buckland Wright

Title

The Golden Cockerel Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, plate 6 (of 8)

 
Artist
Year
1937 /8 
Technique
copper engraving 
Image Size
8 1/8 x 4 3/16" platemark 
Signature
pencil, lower right; initialled in plate, lower right image 
Edition Size
proof outside book edition of 30 signed & numbered and editon of 270 
Annotations
printed in lower margin: J. Edouard Diamond 
Reference
Buckland Wright A28 
Paper
cream laid 
State
proof from published state 
Publisher
Golden Cockerel Press 
Inventory ID
16893 
Price
$450.00 
Description
Buckland Wright did a series of 8 copper engravings to illustrate the Golden Cockerel Press publication of Omar Khayyam's Rubaiyat, published in a total edition of 300 in 1938, This is a unique proof from the collection of J. Edouard Diamond with his name typeset in the lower margin. Elizabeth and J. Edouard Diamond were Cleveland collectors who collected ex-libis plates by noted printmakers of the 30's. This proof is signed by Wright and may have been reproduced as an ex-libris by Diamond.