Odyssey of Homer


Author: Homer

Illustrator: W. Russell Flint

HOMER. The Odyssey of Homer. Rendered into English prose by S.H. Butcher & Andrew Lang. Illustrated after drawings by W. Russell Flint. Boston: Hale, Cushman & Flint [1930]. 8vo, x 332pp. Black boards with spine stamped in gold: t.e.g. 20 color plates. Spine ends lightly rubbed, rear cover lightly scuffed, else a clean, tight copy – with some pages uncut – in original dust jacket with mounted color plate (slightest rubbing to spine ends, some light scratches to mounted color plate, 4” scratch across bottom of rear panel).

First trade edition, US issue. Flint’s gorgeous, classically inspired watercolors are a wonderful accompaniment to Homer’s epic tale.