Item #60688 [The Iliad and the Odyssey in Greek =] Tes tou Homerou Iliados ho tomos proteros [denteros]. Homer.
[The Iliad and the Odyssey in Greek =] Tes tou Homerou Iliados ho tomos proteros [denteros].
[The Iliad and the Odyssey in Greek =] Tes tou Homerou Iliados ho tomos proteros [denteros].

One of the most splendid editions of Homer ever delivered to the world

[The Iliad and the Odyssey in Greek =] Tes tou Homerou Iliados ho tomos proteros [denteros].

Glasguae: in aedibus academicis, excudebant Robertus et Andreas Foulis, 1756-58. 4 volumes in 2, foolscap folio, pp. xi, [1], 312; [4], 333, [3]; [8], 297, [3]; [4], 334, [2]; without the general title page in volume I ("rarely found") but preserving leaf 4F2 (blank) in volume I of The Odyssey; contemporary full French mottled calf, recently rebacked with old gilt spine laid down, labels renewed in French after the originals, a.e.g.; spines scuffed and rubbed; text clean; very good and sound. The book was also issued in a larger demy folio format. It "was awarded the Silver Medals of the Select Society of Edinburgh in 1756 and 1757" (Gaskell, citing Murray). "One of the most splendid editions of Homer ever delivered to the world, and I am informed that its accuracy is equal to its magnificence" (Dibdin, quoting Harwood). Gaskell 319. Item #60688

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