1883 Rare Book - The Odyssey of Homer translated by Pope with Flaxman's Designs
Author : Homer
Title : The Odyssey of Homer. Translated by Alexander Pope, with Flaxman's Designs.
Publisher : Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott, 1883.
Language : Text in English
Size : 7.5 " X 5 "
Pages : 337 pages
Binding : Very good Victorian full cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (clean and tight, endpapers worn - as shown)
Illustrations : Illustrated with Flaxman's designs.
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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