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Translating the Bruce Rogers ‘Odyssey’. Edited by Jeremy and Nicole Wilson.
Salisbury: Castle Hill Press 2014 - 22/45 COPIES (from an edition of 377 copies), frontispiece tipped-in photograph, tipped-in photograph of Ralph Isham and 4 further photographic plates, pp. xii, 297, [2], 43 [additional material], royal 8vo, original tan goatskin, backstrip with maroon leather label lettered in gilt between 7 raised bands, a.e.g., cloth slipcase, new This issue, in an attractive full goatskin binding designed to harmonise with that of the original subject-text, contains as additional material the translation of Books I-III, as submitted to the publishers. ‘Lawrence's translation The Odyssey of Homer has been continuously in print since it was first published in 1932. It ranks alongside Seven Pillars of Wisdom as one of his finest literary achievements. And, like the subscribers' Seven Pillars, the first printing has become one of the most prized fine-press books of the 20th century. This volume brings together correspondence between Lawrence, Bruce Rogers, Wilfred Merton, Emery Walker, Geoffrey Cumberlege and others, to tell the story of the 1932 Bruce Rogers Odyssey, both as a text and a printed book’ (Prospectus).
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