The ODYSSEY of HOMER Translated by Alexander Pope (ca. 1880)
The ODYSSEY OF HOMER, Translated by ALEXANDER POPE, with NOTES AND INTRODUCTION By the REV. THEODORE ALOIS BUCKLEY and FLAXMAN'S DESIGNS. Published by John W. Lovell Co., New York.
The Odyssey is one of two major ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer. It is one of the oldest extant works of literature still widely read by modern audiences. As with the Iliad, the poem is divided into 24 books. It follows the Greek hero Odysseus, king of Ithaca, and his journey home after the Trojan War.--Wikipedia
Green cover with fancy black design, gilt embellishments over green title to front, gilt title to spine with all edges gilt, and red line bordered pages. Secure binding with clean pages, a lightly rubbed cover and a mild top spine shift. About 7-1/4 x 5 with 337 pages. Undated circa 1880.