1931 - The Kasidah of Haji Abdu El-Yezdi, First Edition
By Sir Richard Burton
Illustrated by Willy Pagony
Published 1931, First Edition
David McKay Company
A little bit about the artist, Willy Pagony ... Born in Hungary(1882-1955, he was known best for his own and ink drawings of myths and fables. A large portion of his work is known as art nouveau.
Black hardcover with silver title and silver frame of illustrated paste down, illustrated frontispiece, twelve stunning black & white plates by Willy Pagony, some rubbing to cover and paste down otherwise in very good condition, clean pages, tight binding, 129 pages.
Size: 7 3/4” x 10”
A gorgeous book!