THE ODYSSEY OF HOMER.
London: Bernard Lintot, 1725 - 1726. First edition. Subscriber’s Quarto edition. Five volumes. Copper-engraved frontispiece to volume one, with engraved head and tail-pieces and initials throughout. Contemporary full calf, recently expertly restored. Book plates of Stephen George Kemble, and Thomas Bigge. Some light worm damage to blank border of frontispiece, title and the first two leaves of volume one; half-title to the ‘First Book’ grubby; some browning to endpapers; blank corner missing from one leaf in volume five; else a very good, clean and handsome set -- one of 575 copies printed.