Sale: 366 / Rare Books including Marine Art, May 17./18. 2010 in Hamburg Lot 66

 
Homer - Ilias et Odyssea (griech.) (1831)

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Homer
Ilias et Odyssea (griech.) (1831)
Estimate:
€ 600 / $ 660
Sold:
€ 600 / $ 660

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Miniaturbuch. - Homer, Ilias et Odyssea. 2 parts in 1 vol. With 1 copper portrait . London, G. Pickering 1831. Red smoothed morocco (signed 'Gruel') with gilt lettering, gilt edges and ornamental gilt inside borders. 32mo. (ca. 11 : 7 cm). 2 ll., 351 pp.; 2 ll., 272 pp.Mikrobiblion 127. - Bondy pp. 89f. - Spielmann 198. - Welch 3412-13. - Brunet III, 277. - Not in the Houghton Coll. - Wonderful and very neat miniature print of the Greek text; - "one of the best-printed Greek miniature books ever produced , with a clear, easily legible type" (Spielmann). - Well-preserved copy from the collection of Stig Wilton.
66
Homer
Ilias et Odyssea (griech.) (1831)
Estimate:
€ 600 / $ 660
Sold:
€ 600 / $ 660

(incl. 20% surcharge)