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A Burlesque Translation of Homer (Two Volumes) Homer Travestie: The Fourth Edition Improved [Fine Binding].

London: G. G. and J. Robinson. Printed by S. Hamilton, 1797. Fourth Edition/First Thus. Hardcover. Signed Zaehnsdorf binding. Bookplates of Framroze Edulji Dinshaw [died 1936], noted Indian real estate figure, and Philip Pleydell-Bouverie (1788 – 27 May 1872). The second shows "Philip" crossed out and Henry H. added (Henry Hales Pleydell-Bouverie, 1848-1925). All twelve books of Homer's Iliad are parodied with supporting illustrations of eighteenth century scenes. Very Good. Minor shelf/edge wear, two owner bookplates at front pastedown/ffep, moderate toning to some leaves (focused at plate pages and preliminaries, bad paper lot), tips bumped, signed fine binding, else tight, bright, and unmarred. Full dark green leather binding, five raised bands, gilt lettering and decorative elements, marbled endpages, teg. 8vo. 360pp; 432pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Item #9214

Price: $750.00

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