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    Limited to 550 Copies Signed by Wyeth

    [N. C. Wyeth, illustrator]. Homer. The Odyssey of Homer. [Boston:] Houghton Mifflin Company, 1929.

    Translated by George Herbert Palmer, with illustrations by N. C. Wyeth. Edition limited to 550 copies, of which this is number 190, signed by both Palmer and Wyeth. Quarto. xxviii, 314 pages. Sixteen tipped-in color illustrations behind captioned tissue guards. Facsimile frontispiece.

    Original pigskin backstrip over green cloth with gilt-stamped pictorial inset. Black morocco label to spine with gilt titles. Illustrated endpapers. Edges uncut and many pages unopened. A fine copy in the publisher's box.

    Laid in is an envelope, as originally issued, containing the full suite of the sixteen illustrations featured in the book.


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