The Iliad of Homer & The Odyssey of Homer.

Rare First Editions of Richmond Lattimore's Landmark Translation of The Iliad and The Odyssey

The Iliad of Homer & The Odyssey of Homer.



Item Number: 121377

Chicago and Harper and Row, Publishers: The University of Chicago Press, 1951 & 1967.

First editions of each volume in Lattimore’s acclaimed translation called “the finest translation of Homer ever made into the English language” (William Arrowsmith). Octavo, 2 volumes, original cloth. Near fine in a near fine dust jackets. Jacket design on The Iliad by Alice Eichelberger. Jacket design on The Odyssey by Guy Fleming.

"This magnificent translation of Homer's epic poem . . . will appeal to admirers of Homer and the classics, and the multitude who always wanted to read the great Iliad but never got around to doing so" (The American Book Collector).

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