Lot 1398: 5V Odyssey Iliad UNIFORMLY BOUND WORKS OF ALEXANDER POPE 1812-1814 Antique Greek Classical Poetry Translations Leather Bindings Engraved Frontispieces Vignettes
October 22, 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Book Details: This lot consists of the uniformly-bound works of Alexander Pope shown in the corresponding images.
This collection of 16mo volumes of Pope's writings and translations in matching leather bindings contains the following titles:
Volume I - Pope's translation of The Iliad . Philadelphia: Philip Nicklin; Baltimore: Fielding Lucas, Jr. & Samuel Jeffries. xxx, 314pp. (1813)
Volume II - Second part of The Iliad . Baltimore: Nicklin, Lucas & Jeffries. 302 (3). (1812)
Volume III - The Odyssey. Philadelphia: Philip Nicklin and Georgetown (DC): Richards & Mallory. 322pp. (1814)
Volume IV - Second part of The Odyssey. Philadelphia: P. H. Nicklin and Georgetown (DC): Richards & Mallory. 300pp. (1814)
Volume V - The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope Esq. Baltimore: Neal, Wills and Cole. 212, 227. (1814)
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Condition / Notes: These volumes, measuring approximately 3.5" by 5.5", are bound in full leather, with a few volumes displaying cracked and/or weakened hinges. The spines show stmaped gilt lettering and ornamentation. There is light external age/wear. The pages show mild to moderate age toning and scattered foxing. The volumes contain frontispieces as well as title pages with engraved illustrations.
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