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An essay on the original genius and writings of Homer

with a comparative view of the ancient and present state of the Troade : illustrated with engravings

Published by Printed by H. Hughs for T. Payne, at the Mews Gate, and P. Elmsly, in the Strand in London .
Written in English.

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Edition Notes

Engraved title vignette and tail-piece by F. Bartolozzi after W. Pars. Frontispiece by J. Basire after J.B. Cipriani. Map of Troad by Thomas Major after G.B. Borra. Remainingr plates by Major after Pars, Lebas after Borra.

Signatures: pi⁴ a⁴ B-2X⁴. Last leaf blank.

Binding: calfskin. Double fillets in gilt. Title on spine label: WOOD'S / ESSAY ON / HOMER. Edges lightly sprinkled red.

According to inscription on front pastedown signed "L.B. 1841" and " J.T.B.", present copy is from library of Hendrik Albert Schultens and Johannes Henricus van der Palm (1763-1840).

The Physical Object

Pagination xv, [1], 342, [2] p., [5] leaves of plates (2 folded) :
Number of pages 342

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Open Library OL25266354M
Internet Archive geniuswritingshom00wood
LC Control Number 43035116
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