Translated by Alexander Pope. A New Edition, with Additional Notes, Critical and Illustrative by Gilbert Wakefield.  

Author Homer / Pope, Alexander [Tr.] / Wakefield, Gilbert [Essays, Preface & Notes ] / [René Le Bosu]
Place of Publication London
Publication Name Printed for J. Johnson, W. J. and J. RicÚardson, etc.
Year 1806
Language(s) English
COMPLETE FIVE VOLUME SET of Homer`s `Iliad` in Alexander Pope`s classic translation into English, with preface, comprehensive essays on Homer`s life and works, translators into English, and notes by Gilbert Wakefield, and sections from an essay on epic poetry by René Le Bosu. Vol.1 contains a b&w portrait of Homerus as frontispiece. [ALL VOLUMES]: 220x140mm. [CCLXXXV+210] + [474] + [87+384] + [480] + [423] pages. Brown leather gilt Hardcover. Cover slightly curved. Cover somewhat stained. Cover corners peeling. Cover edges rubbed. Spine edges worn and peeling. Ex-library sticker on front endpaper. Pages slightly yellowing and slightly wavy. [VOL.I]: Front cover coming loose. Spine hinges cracked and glued. [VOLS.II,V]: Spine hinges partly cracked and glued. [VOL.III]: [SUMMARY]: Otherwise all volumes in good condition.
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Catalog Index Number MI 18 01

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