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The Iliad : of Homer. The Odyssey of Homer Translated by Alexander Pope, Esq. - Together Complete in 9 Volumes by  Alexander (1688-1744) Homer. Pope - 1st edition in this form - 1771 - from MW Books Ltd. (SKU: 231796)

The Iliad : of Homer. The Odyssey of Homer Translated by Alexander Pope, Esq. - Together Complete in 9 Volumes

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The Iliad : of Homer. The Odyssey of Homer Translated by Alexander Pope, Esq. - Together Complete in 9 Volumes

by Homer. Pope, Alexander (1688-1744)

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Bookplate of Martin Browne Folkes, Bar. Finely bound all in full contemporary aniline calf. Contrasting leather labels (volume i
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London : printed for J. Whiston, Baker and Leigh, W. Strahan, T. Payne, J. and F. Rivington [and 19 others in London], 1771. 1st edition in this form. Bookplate of Martin Browne Folkes, Bar. Finely bound all in full contemporary aniline calf. Contrasting leather labels (volume indicator labels lacking to v.1 & v.5) and elaborate spine compartment tooling. Minor, generalized wear to the spine bands and board extremities. Remains quite a well-preserved set; tight, bright, clean and strong.. Subjects; Achilles (Greek mythology) - Poetry - Early works to 1800. Epic poetry, Greek - Translations into English - Early works to 1800. Trojan War - Poetry - Early works to 1800. Physical description; 9 v. : ill, ports, plates (some folded) ; 19cm (8vo). The notes are written in part by William Broome. Includes 'An essay on the life, writings, and learning of Homer' by T. Parnell. Odyssey includes 'A general view of the epick poem, and of the Iliad and Odyssey. Extracted from Bossu' and 'Homer's Battle of thefrogs and mice. By Mr. Archdeacon Parnel. Corrected by Mr. Pope' which has separate titlepage and pagination. Translated by Alexander Pope, with the assistance of Elijah Fenton and William Broome.

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Bookseller
MW Books Ltd. IE (IE)
Bookseller Inventory #
231796
Title
The Iliad : of Homer. The Odyssey of Homer Translated by Alexander Pope, Esq. - Together Complete in 9 Volumes
Author
Homer. Pope, Alexander (1688-1744)
Book condition
Used - Bookplate of Martin Browne Folkes, Bar. Finely bound all in full contemporary aniline calf. Contrasting leather labels (volume i
Quantity available
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Edition
1st edition in this form
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
London : printed for J. Whiston, Baker and Leigh, W. Strahan, T. Payne, J. and F. Rivington [and 19 others in London]
Date published
1771
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