Lot 91 of 413:
Iliad of Homer bound by Root & Son  

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Title:
The Iliad
Author:
Homer
Place:
London
Publisher:
John Murray
Date:
1865
Description:

Two volumes. Translated into English blank verse by Edward Earl of Derby. 21.7x14 cm (8½x5½"), bound by Root & Son in dark blue three-quarters morocco, marbled boards, borders and spine decorations in gilt, lettering in gilt, raised bands, top edge gilt; blue endpapers. Fifth Edition.

Both volumes bear the bookplate of The Choate School and have a dedication to a student for excellence in Latin dated 1924.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Small scuffs to morocco on volumes, faint rubbing to some corners of boards; near fine.
 
Item number:
312086
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