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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 275

    NONESUCH PRESS -- HOMER. The Iliad and The Odyssey, translated by Alexander Pope. London: The Nonesuch Press, 1931. 2 volumes, small 2° (265 x 154mm). Titles printed in red and black, decorations by Rudolf Koch. Original niger morocco gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut. NUMBERS 313 OF 1,450 COPIES AND 3 OF 1,300 COPIES RESPECTIVELY.

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    NONESUCH PRESS -- HOMER. The Iliad and The Odyssey, translated by Alexander Pope. London: The Nonesuch Press, 1931. 2 volumes, small 2° (265 x 154mm). Titles printed in red and black, decorations by Rudolf Koch. Original niger morocco gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut. NUMBERS 313 OF 1,450 COPIES AND 3 OF 1,300 COPIES RESPECTIVELY.

    With another Nonesuch Press book, Walton's The Compleat Angler (London, 1929, limited edition). (3)


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