1805 Rare Book - The Odyssey of Homer. Translated by A. Pope, Esq.

$150 USD

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Author : Homer
Title : The Odyssey of Homer. Translated by A. Pope, Esq.
Publisher : Published by W. Suttaby & C. Corral, London, 1805.
Language : Text in English
Size : 5 " X 3 "
Pages : 452 pages
Binding : Very good full leather binding (hinges fine) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright and tight)
Illustrations : Illustrated with a nice engraved frontis + engraved title page.

Estimate : (USD 100 - USD 200)

The book : Rare and attractive edition of the Odyssey of Homer translated by A. Pope.

The author: Homer is the name ascribed by the ancient Greeks to the legendary author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, two epic poems which are the central works of ancient Greek literature. The Iliad is set during the Trojan War, the ten-year siege of the city of Troy by a coalition of Greek states. It focuses on a quarrel between King Agamemnon and the warrior Achilles lasting a few weeks during the last year of the war. The Odyssey focuses on the journey home of Odysseus, king of Ithaca, after the fall of Troy.

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