[LAWRENCE, T.E.] HOMER. SHAW, T.E. (trans.). The Odyssey of Homer.

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[LAWRENCE, T.E.] HOMER. SHAW, T.E. (trans.). The Odyssey of Homer. Oxford University Press and Humphrey Milford in London, [1935].

8vo. Original brown buckram, in price-clipped dust-jacket, pictorial endpapers, incorporating map; pp. [x], 327, circular vignette, printed in mustard yellow and black on title-page; minimal fraying to edges of wrappers, a very good copy, ownership inscription to title.
First UK trade edition. The publication of this prose translation is rather complex. A limited edition had been published in 1932, this was followed by a US trade edition in the same year. In 1935 OUP acquired the US sheets and issued the book. 'The many variant states of this 1935 English are difficult to unravel' (O'Brien).
O'Brien A 144.

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