HOMER [trans. BUTCHER, S.H & LANG, Andrew] The Odyssey of Homer, done into English Prose London, The Medici Society, 1924.
4to. Finely bound in half sea green morocco over marbled paper boards, title gilt to spine with 5 raised bands, teg; pp. 315, with 20 colour plates; a lovely copy with some light occcasional foxing.
Limited to 530 copies, this being no. 85. An attractively bound copy of the Butcher-Lang Odyssey, produced by the Medici society in 1924 with illustrations by the Scottish artist William Russel Flint. Copies of Homer's epic are sought after at the best of times, and the dual popularity of Lang as a translator and Russell Flint's distinctive art form make this a hard to come by edition in particular.