Bryant, William Cullen (Translator)
Title The Odyssey of Homer. Translated Into English Blank Verse By William Cullen Bryant
Book Condition Very Good Plus
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Edition Later Printing.
Publisher Boston James R. Osgood 1873
Seller ID 002085
Boston: James R. Osgood, 1873. Best known for his early poem "Thanatopsis, " Bryant (1794-1870) was a prominent "Public Intellectual" throughout his lifetime. Translation of the Iliad and the Odyssey occupied him in the last years of his life. Originally published in 1871. These are Very Good (Plus) copies of a Later Printing, from two years later. Maroon cloth bindings with gilt lettering on the spine and titled on the front covers. Chamfered edges and gilt on the top edges. Clean texts; 272 pages and 256 pages. Light wear and minor discolorations; there is a previous-owner signature inked on the second free endpapers. Quite nice little volumes, rather uncommon; and an interesting rendition as well. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Later Printing.. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/No Jacket.