The Odyssey of Homer.
- Additional Title(s):
- London : Printed for Bernard Lintot, 1725-1726.
- Physical Description:
- 5 v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsPA4025 A5 P6 1725+ Copy 1 OversizeYale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionAccessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- BEIR Gfh91 fg725b: 17 cm.
BEIR Gfh91 +fg725: 30 cm.
Half titles: Pope's Odyssey.
Translated into English verse by Alexander Pope, William Broome and Elijah Fenton, with notes by Broome.
Engravings by Pierre Fourdrinier; after William Kent.
Volumes 4 and 5 are dated 1726.
With 24 engraved plates.
Title page printed in in black and red; those to vol. 2-5 add "Translated from the Greek".
ESTC (RLIN), T14927
"A general view of the epic poem, and of the Iliad and Odyssey. Extracted from Bossu": v. 1, p. [i]-xxxii [i.e. xxxvi].
"Postscript. By Mr. Pope": v. 5, p. 289-317.
List of subscriber's: v. 1, prel. p. -.
Includes errata page at end of v. 5.
BAC: British Art Center has two copies. Copy 1 bound in gilt stamped calf. Bookplate: Sophia Streatfeild, 1772, in v. 1. Copy 2 bound in gilt -tooled sprinkled calf; volumes 1 and 2 bound together. V. 3-5 add "Translated from the Greek" to title page.
- Subject Terms:
- Engraving -- Specimens -- 1725-1726.Epic poetry, Greek -- Early works to 1800.Greek poetry -- Early works to 1800.Lintot, Bernard -- Publisher.Streatfeild, Sophia -- Bookplate, 1772.
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