"Tis all a checkerboard of nights and days, Where fate with men for pieces play, Hirher and thither and mates and slays, And one by one back in the closet lays." Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. - Illustration by Niroot Puttapipat from the Folio limited edition.
The Rubaiyat by Persian/Iranian poet Omar Khayyam. Omar Khayyam is the author, but the illustration is by René Bull. This version of the Rubaiyat was published in looks like. Man, I think I’m gonna start collecting Rubiayat illustrations.