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Creator:
Homer.
Title(s):

The Odyssey of Homer.

Additional Title(s):

Odyssey. English

Published/Created:
London : Printed for Bernard Lintot, 1725-1726.
Physical Description:
5 v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PA4025 A5 P6 1725+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
PA4025 A5 P6 1725+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
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. [3]-[6].
Includes index.
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.
Form/Genre:
Subscribers' lists.
Contributors:
Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744.
Broome, William, 1689-1745.
Fenton, Elijah, 1683-1730.
Le Bossu, René, 1631-1680. Traité du poème épique. English.
Parnell, Thomas, 1679-1718.
Fourdrinier, Paul, 1698-1758, engraver.
Kent, William, 1685-1748, ill.
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