The Odyssey of Homer
Illustrator: N.C. Wyeth
[WYETH, N(ewel) C(onvers)]. The Odyssey of Homer. Translated by George Herbert Palmer. Illustrated by N.C. Wyeth. Cambridge: Houghton Mifflin, 1929. 4to, xxx 314pp. Red cloth pictorially stamped in gilt. Pictorial endpapers; 16 color plates. Spine lightly sunned with small dark spot, spine ends lightly rubbed, upper corner lightly bumped, else a clean, tight copy.
First edition. Wyeth’s masterful interpretation of the classic Greek tale of Odysseus’ epic voyage home after the Trojan War. Vivid and beautiful, these are some of Wyeth’s most beautiful illustrations.