Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1905.
Leather bound. Twenty volumes complete. Quarto. The Iliad of Homer and the Odyssey of Homer, translated into verse by William Cullen Bryant. With the Divine Comedy of Dante Aligheri, translated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The Àeneid of Virgil translated by Christopher Pearse Cranch. The Faust a Tragedy by Goethe translated by Bayard Taylor.
Illustrations are by the reown neoclassical artist John Flaxman which is in hand-coloured in two states to frontispiece other uncoloured of black and white to set.
The Large Paper Edition is limited to six hundred and fifty copies which this is number 162.
Handsomely bound in three quarter crushed green morocco (spine faded to a even brown) gilt title, spine gilt decoration of elaborate neo classical frame accent between raised banding, top edge gilt, green marbled endpaper.
A fine and magnificent set. Fine. Item #783