1845 Rare Book - The ILIAD of HOMER Translated by Alexander Pope, Esq.
Author : Homer. Translated by Alexander Pope, Esq.
Title : The Iliad.
Publisher : London: Published by Whitaker & Co. for G. Routledge, 1845.
Language : Text in English
Size : 5.5 " X 4 "
Pages : xxx-614 pages
Binding : Attractive and Very good full leather binding (hinges fine) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright and tight, rare foxing).
Illustrations : Including a nice frontis and an illustrated title page.
Estimate : (USD 150 - USD 250)
The book : Rare and attractive edition of the Iliad 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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