The Odyssey... done into English Verse by William Morris. Homer.

The Odyssey... done into English Verse by William Morris.

1901. London: Chiswick Press [for?] Longmans Green, 1901.

Folio, 293 pp. Printed in Golden type on hand-made paper in red and black. Original boards and cloth backstrip, printed paper label and spare inside the front cover, unopened, a very fine copy is a slightly soiled and faded binding.

§ Edited by Cockerell and Proctor, the press run was 315 copies. It was part of 8-volume series of reprints produced in the Golden type at the Chiswick Press. A post-Kelmscott Press book; the translation is by Morris and was first printed in 1887. LeMire, A Bibliography of William Morris, pp. 115–16. Item #107920

Price: $975.00

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