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Homer.; René Le Bossu; Alexander Pope; Elijah Fenton; William Broome; Thomas Parnell; William Kent; Paul Fourdrinier; Pigres
|Notes:||Errors in pagination: v. 1, p. xxxvi misnumbered xxxii; v. 2, p. 119 misnumbered 116; v. 3, p. 183 misnumbered 182; v. 4, p. 66 and 77 misnumbered 69 and 57 respectively; v. 5, 1st sequence, p. 137 and 141 misnumbered 141 and 145 resepctively, 2d sequence, p. 3 misnumbered 1.
Half-title: Pope's Odyssey.
License for printing on verso of half-title page, vols. 1-4; on verso of title page, vol. 5.
All books with half-title page preceded by plate, except book XXI with half-title page preceding plate.
Plates engraved by P. Fourdrinier after designs by W. Kent.
"Pope was assisted by Fenton, to whom was assigned the translation of books I, IV, XIX, and XX ... and by Broome, to whom fell the translation of books II, VI, VIII, XI, XII, XVI, XVIII, and XXIII, and the preparation of all the notes ..."--R.H. Griffith. Alexander Pope: a bibliography.
Book XXIV signed: W. Broome.
Corresponds to Griffith 154, 158, 162, 169 and 173.
|Reproduction Notes:||Microfiche. Chicago, Ill. : Library Resources, inc., 1976. 2 microfiches ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of English literature ; LEL 22167-68).|
|Description:||5 v. : plates.|
|Contents:||v. 1. A general view of the epic poem, and of the Iliad and Odyssey. Extracted from Bossu. Books I-IV. --
v. 2. Books V-IX. --
v. 3. Books X-XIV. --
v. 4. Books XV-XIX. --
v. 5. Books XX-XXIV. Postscript. By Mr. Pope. Index. Homer's Battle of the frogs and mice [also attrib. to Pigres] By Mr. Archdeacon Parnel. Corrected by Mr. Pope.
|Series Title:||Library of English literature, LEL 22167-68.|
|Other Titles:||Battle of the frogs and mice|