London: Cresset Press Limited, 1928. Hardcover. Number 163 of 750 copies. Founded in 1927, the Cresset Press specialized in finely printing pieces from classical literature. The thirteen page preface addresses the difficulties of translating Homer with notes on this particular translation. Bound in vellum over orange cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Bumping to head of spine and corners of boards. Minor yellowing to vellum, as is common. Minor sunning to front board. Clean and bright. A fine printing of this classic work. Size: Quarto. 228 pages. PRI/020223. Very Good.
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Philadelphia: Mifflin & Parry, 1830. Hardcover. Bound in the original tan paper over blue paper covered boards with paper title label to spine. Small chip to title label. Rubbing, wear, markings, and fading to boards and spine. Minor wear to corners and edges of boards. Heavy foxing to interior. Unopened pages. 127 pages. A thin octavo. POE/071422. Very Good.
[Munich]: [Bremer Presse], . A hadsome leaf in Greek from the famed edition of the Iliad and Odyssey from the Bremer Presse, one of the most distiguished private presses in Germany. Of note is that their celebrated Greek type was designed by Willi Wiegand, which was "a happy blending of classic form and free rendering" (Will Ransom, Private Presses and Their Books). There were 615 copies printed on handmade paper in the press's 16 point Greek type. The edges of the pages were untrimmed except along the top edge. Very light chipping where removed from bound volume. A few reddish spots along the margins not affecting text.Two tiny white cloth tags used to affix to another surface. Accompanied by a one page description in English of the book from thepress.Very good condition. Leaf measures 8.5 x 14.5 inches. EPHEM/051923. Very Good.