Antiquarian Auctions

SA Auction #102 begins on 06 Oct 2022

US Auction #13 begins on 02 Nov 2022

Nonesuch Press HOMER. Iliad & Odyssey 1931 2 vols

Lot closed

Sold for: Register or Sign In to find out

Bids: 4

Visits: 44

Have a similar item to sell? Contact Us with the details.

How it works


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).

  • Sold By: Shadowrock Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Adam Langlands
  • Country: United States
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 001-860-248-1547
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Paypal, US$ checks and wire transfers, major credit cards through paypal
  • Trade Associations: AA Approved

Similar lots in the current auction View all

Click on an item to view more details and to bid.

© 2022 Paul Mills trading as All rights reserved. Use of this website is regulated by our website Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.