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The Odyssey of Homer

Title

The Odyssey of Homer
Translated by T.E. Shaw, Lawrence of Arabia ; wood engravings by Barry Moser ; preface by Jeremy M. Wilson.

Creator

Homer

Description

"The tenth volume in the Forty-fifth Series of fine books made for the members of The Limited Editions Club ... The illustrations are wood engravings ... twenty-four full-page and one vignette ... text composition, in thirteen-point Van Dijck... The headings have been hand-set in Albertus capitals by the printer. The text and illustrations have been printed by Harold McGrath - from the type and the original wood blocks ... The soft-white eggshell-finish stock was specially produced for this edition at the Mohawk mill ... The binding, in earth-brown natural-finish cloth, stamped in crimson, has been done by Robert Burlen & Son in Hingham, Massachusetts"--Publisher's announcement.
"Printed ... by the Hampshire Typothetae in West Hatfield, Massachusetts, the type having been composed in San Francisco by Mackenzie-Harris and cast in metal by Michael & Winifred Bixler, in Boston. Barry Moser ... planned the typographic format and executed the wood engravings ... Jeremy M. Wilson ... wrote the preface"-- Colophon.
No. 289 of a limited ed. of 2000 copies
Signed by Barry Moser and Jeremy M. Wilson
Gift of Loryn Romadka
From the collection of Austin Fredric Lutter, with his bookplate.

Source

UW-Milwaukee Libraries Special Collections

Publisher

New York : Limited Editions Club

Date

1981

Contributor

T.E. Shaw
Barry Moser
Jeremy M. Wilson
Michael Bixler
Winifred Bixler

Rights

It is the responsibility of the researcher to seek permission from the copyright holder to reproduce for publication.

Format

xxi, 300 p., [24] leaves of plates : ill.
29 cm.

Language

English

Identifier

(SPL) PA4025 A5 L3 1981

Files

hom1981aL.jpg

Citation

Homer, “The Odyssey of Homer,” Digital Exhibits - UWM Libraries Special Collections, accessed December 11, 2017, http://liblamp.uwm.edu/omeka/SPC2/items/show/73.