Lot 59 of 253:
Homer's Odyssey in Greek Oxford 1909  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$450
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Odysseia [The Odyssey, in Greek]
Author:
Homer
Place:
Oxford
Publisher:
University Press
Date:
1909
Description:

Unpaginated. The main text printed in black, with headings printed in red. 29.3x20.7 cm (11½x8¼"), original linen-backed blue boards, paper spine label, slipcase. One of 225 copies printed by Horace Hart at the Oxford University Press.

Superb printing of the cornerstone literary work of Western civilization, in the original Greek, the type designed by Robert Procter, based on the Alcala fount of 1514, used in the New Testament of the famed Complutensian polyglot Bible.

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Condition:
Slipcase worn, spine sunned, some foxing to boards; internally fine.
 
Item number:
283704
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