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    Illustrated and Signed by N. C. Wyeth

    N. C. Wyeth (illustrator). George Herbert Palmer (translator). The Odyssey of Homer. Cambridge: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1929.

    Limited edition of 550 copies, of which this copy is marked "Publishers Copy" and signed by Palmer and Wyeth on the limitation page. Quarto. 314 pages. Sixteen tipped-in color illustrations behind captioned tissue guards. This being Palmer's personal copy with his card tipped to front pastedown.

    Publisher's quarter cream pigskin with green cloth boards. Brown morocco spine label with gilt titles. Gilt design on front. Page edges untrimmed. Binding is lightly rubbed with some mild toning to leather. Boards with a few spots of soiling. Bookplate. Minor toning to page edges. Lacking publisher's slipcase. Overall, a very good copy. From the Estate of John McLaughlin.


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