HOMER. POPE, Alexander.
Title The Iliad. Translated by Alexander Pope. Two Volumes Bound in One.
Publisher Hazard and Carthew, London. 1809
Seller ID 71278
Two vols. bound in one. Small 8vo. Bound in full tan calf, gilt ruled to front and rear boards, with gilt decorations to spine compartments. Frontis. Extremities a little rubbed spine more so with some damage to tail and splitting along upper hinge. Small nineteenth-century inscription to reverse of front free end-paper. Some brown staining to lower fore-edge corner of pre-lims. A nice copy of a hugely influential translation which is still much-enjoyed. VG.
CLASSICS poetry Ancient Greek epic