A Burlesque Translation of Homer by Thomas Bridges

HOMER

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Place Published: London
Publisher: Davies, White & Hooper
Date Published: 1774

Description: Engraved frontispiece. 547pp. 4to, full contemporary calf, ornately gilt spine,(hinges reinforced). London: T. Davies, 1774. Very good (+).

Comments: According to Lowndes (p. 1101), this work "often transgresses the bounds of decency." It has also been ascribed to Francis Grose. This edition not mentioned in Lowndes or DNB; only 3 copies in NUC.

Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good(+)
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 32474


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