The Odyssey Of Homer; Translated by T.E. Lawrence [T.E. Shaw]. Bruce Rogers, Designer.

The Odyssey Of Homer; Translated by T.E. Lawrence [T.E. Shaw]

London: Sir Emery Walker, Wilfred Merton, and Bruce Rogers, 1932. Rogers, Bruce. leather_bound. Unpaginated. 29 1/2 x 21 cm. Limited edition, one of 530 copies printed on Barcham Green paper (paper color is pale gray), with 25 rondels after Homeric figures from Greek vases; these printed in gold and black (one on the title leaf, and at the head of each chapter heading) using Rogers's 16-point Monotype Centaur. First edition of the Lawrence translation. After reading Lawrence's "Seven Pillars of Wisdom," Rogers believed the latter was the man for this job. BLUMENTHAL BRUCE ROGERS p.128. He also states this work "is indisputably among the most beautiful books ever produced." WARDE 157. WORK OF BRUCE ROGERS 380. Internally clean, slipcase nicked. Orig. full black niger morocco. Teg. Fine in very good black board slipcase. Item #18712

Price: $10,000.00

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