Introduction by Steven Shankman. Complete 2-volume set. Folio. Black cloth with gilt spine lettering and decoration, dust jackets, slipcase. xxii, 499pp; vi, 397pp. Top edges gilt. Color frontispieces, color illustrations, sewn-in black and gold silk page markers. Fine/near fine. Slipcase shows faintest hint of use, else pristine. Tight, superb first edition of this sumptuous and enormous new edition of Pope's translation. Press release laid in. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: Alexander Pope's translation of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey is offered in English and Greek, with fifty original color drawings of scenes from the text in Greek vase style, The book has an original introduction by Pope scholar Steven Shankman, and includes two slip-cased volumes, Dutch cloth binding, and dust jackets.
About the Author: Original introduction by Steven Shankman, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Oregon, and UNESCO Chair in Transcultural Studies, author of Pope's Iliad: Homer in the Age of Passion (Princeton, 1983) and editor of The Iliad of Homer, translated by Alexander Pope (Penguin,1996).
Title: The Iliad and Odyssey of Homer.
Publisher: Chester River Press
Publication Date: 2009
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