Niroot Puttapipat for Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam - this illustrator takes my breath away. Sesquicentenary edition of Edward FitzGerald's translation of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, published by the Folio Society, November, 2009, and limited to 1,000 copies
William Morris (1834–1896) was an English textile designer, artist, writer, and utopian socialist associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and the English Arts and Crafts Movement. Kelmscott was devoted to the publishing of limited-edition, illuminated-style print books. The 1896 Kelmscott edition of the Works of Geoffrey Chaucer is considered a masterpiece of book design.
Omar Khayyám Born in Nishapur, at a young age he moved to Samarkand and obtained his education there. In Bukhara he became established as one of the major mathematicians and astronomers of the medieval period. He is the author of one of the most important treatises on algebra written before modern times, the Treatise on Demonstration of Problems of Algebra, which includes a geometric method for solving cubic equations by intersecting a hyperbola with a circle. Died in 1131.