Lot 154 of 515:
Heyne editions of Iliad and Odyssey  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$960
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Iliad and Odyssey - bound by Rivière
Author:
Homer
Place:
Oxford
Publisher:
Clarendon Press
Date:
1821, 1827
Description:

4 Volumes. Edited by C.G. Heyne. Text in Greek, notes in Latin. (4to) 24.7x15.5 cm (9¾x6½"),  full red morocco tooled and lettered in gilt, raised bands,  gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Comprises: Ilias cum Brevi Annotatione (1821) and Odyssea, cum Scholiis Veteribus (1827).

Christian Gottlob Heyne was a German classical scholar and archaeologist as well as long-time director of the Göttingen State and University Library. He was a member of the Göttingen School of History.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Mild sunning and light wear to bindings, a bit of rubbing and edgewear; a few stains to edges, hints of toning, occasional spots; about near fine.
 
Item number:
308803a
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