HAMILTON, George Rostrevor (ed.)

HAMILTON, George Rostrevor (ed.). The Greek Portrait. An Anthology of English Verse Translations from the Greek Poets (Homer to Meleager) with the Corresponding Greek Text

 

London: The Nonesuch Press, 1934

 

 

£ 200

 

 

 

FIRST EDITION. 28 x 17 cm. [1] 235 pp. 3 illustrations by Mariette Lydis in excellent condition. N. 137 of 425 copies. Fleischman Greek and Lutetia typescript; in English and Greek. Original cream cloth binding with blue decoration on both covers (Orpheus on top cover and Diana on bottom cover); blue title on spine; original slightly worn blue slipcase with title on spine; slightly torn clear plastic dustjacket. A remarkably clean and excellent copy.