* HOMER. -- John OGILBY, translator. Homer his Iliads Translated, Adorn'd with Scuplture. London: Thomas Roycroft, 1660.
Folio (404 x 257 mm). Title printed in red and black. Engraved portrait frontispiece by P. Lombart after P. Lilly, engraved frontispiece with a bust of Homer by R. White after A. V. Diepnbeck, 50 engraved plates, numerous engraved headpieces and engraved initials. (Lacking engraved portrait of Charles II, some tears to a few text leaves or plates occasionally repaired or crossing text, a few plates trimmed close, some minor soiling or staining, engraved title laid down.) Later calf gilt (rebacked, some light wear). Provenance: J. Willoughby (contemporary signature on title-page).
FIRST EDITION of Ogilby's translation of Homer's Iliad. ESTC R26673; Wing H2548.
Property from the Estate of Steve and Peggy Fossett, Carmel, California