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Homer.  Ilias et Odyssea. Londini: Gulielmus Pickering, 1831. 16mo (11.2 cm, 4.4"). 2 vols. I: Frontis., [4], 351, [1] pp. II: [4], 272 pp.
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Large paper copy of Homer from Pickering's "Diamond Classics" series, printed in minute but clear Greek by Charles Whittingham. The first volume opens with an engraved portrait medallion frontispiece.
        Provenance: From the library of American collector Albert A. Howard, small booklabels ("AHA") at rear.

Kelly, Checklist of Books Published by William Pickering, 1831.4; Keynes, William Pickering (rev. ed.), 72. Contemporary dark blue cloth with printed paper spine labels; spines sunned, labels chipped and darkened, light shelfwear overall. => Clean and a tour de force.  (41956)   Please RESHELVE This.


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