NONESUCH PRESS. - HOMER. Iliad & Odyssey. [London:] Nonesuch Press, 1931. 2 volumes, large octavo (10½x6inches; 265 x 150mm). Text in Greek and in English (Alexander Pope's 1715 and 1725 translations respectively), printed in red and black, wood-engraved headpieces. Bound in full tan goatskin, covers bordered in gilt, spines lettered in gilt, top edges gilt (leather somewhat darkened, the spines in particular), without slipcases.
Limited editions, variously numbered 726/1450 and 251/1300. Printed at Enschede en Zonen in Haarlem, this edition features the Greek text opposite the English, and has exceptional type ornaments throughout, these engraved (and the text composed by) Rudolf Koch and Fritz Kredel (2).