Six volumes in three. Printed for F.J. du Roveray, by T. Bensley , Bolt Court; and sold by J. and A. Arch, Cornhilll, and E. Lloyd, Harley Street. 12mo (7 1/2 in. tall); 193, 208, 216 pp. Full navy blue polished calf with covers bordered in gilt, spines with gilt decorated and lettered panels and raised bands, and gilt inner edges. All edges gilt. Frontispiece portrait of Homer in Volume I. Du Roveray's beautifully printed edition, with 25 finely engraved plates after Henry Fuseli, Westoll, Smirke and others. Lilac endpapers. Silk markers. Spines scuffed and worn, corner tips rubbed, interior with light offset from plates and trace of foxing. Homer's Odyssey is regarded one of the greatest works of Western epic poetry, a prototype for all such poetry to follow. Very good+ with no dust jacket as issued. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: THE ODYSSEY of Homer, translated by A. Pope....
Publisher: F.J. du Roveray
Publication Date: 1806
Binding: Full calf
Edition: First Thus.
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