The Iliad of Homer: The First Twelve Staves
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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