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The Whole Works of Homer, Prince of Poetts, in His Illiads and Odysses
Oxford, England Shakespeare Head Press 1930-31. - Very Good with no dust jacket. Inv. #1023A. Five volumes. Chapman, George (Trans.) The Whole Works of Homer, Prince of Poetts 1930-31, Basil Blackwell for the Shakespeare Head Press, Oxford, England. "His Iliads and Odysses, Translated according to the Greeke by George Chapman." Oxford: Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press and published for the Press by Basil Blackwell. Five Volumes. Vol. 1 and 2, The Iliad; Vol.3 and 4, The Odysses; Vol.5, Batrachomyomachia, or the Battaile of Frogs and Mise; His Hymns and Epigrams. Woodcut frontispiece portraits of Homer and woodcut title-page borders in the first and fifth volumes, woodcut dedication page, forty-eight full-page woodcut illustrations (one preceding each book of The Iliad and The Odyssey), woodcut section title-border for "Achilles' Shield," all by John Farleigh. Original publisher's binding of one-half crushed red Levant morocco over tan buckram boards, gilt lettering on spines, uncut edges. Number 360 of 450 numbered copies. An excellent set of this marvelous production from the premier publisher of fine books. ; Woodcuts; 4to 11" - 13" tall. Illustrated by John Farleigh. First Edition. Binding is Hardcover. [Attributes: First Edition]
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