Title: The Iliad of Homer (1795 leather)
Publisher: Crukshank, &c.
Publication Date: 1795
Book Condition: VG-
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Printed for J. Crukshank, W. Young, M. Carey, H. & P. Rice, T. Doeson, J. Ormrod, J. McCullock & P. Stuart, Phila., 1795*, possible 1st American Edition. VG-minus cond. hardcover now in archival Brodart. Brown full calf leather w/ burgundy & gilt title block on spine. Lt-mdt exterior wear w/ small chip out of title block. Shoulders, gutters, hinges & binding sound. P/O's (old) bookplate inside front cover, & ownership note in ink at top of Title Page. Pages very slightly stiff w/ age, but still fairly supple. Lt-mdt foxing throughout. A nice copy, EXCEPT: *Thumb-size chip out of lower middle of first 3 pages, the first two blank plus the Title Page. Chip does not reach publisher lines, but does include some loss to date line. All that remains of date is CC,XCV. I believe this originally to have read MDCCXCV, i.e. 1795. 484pp. Square, straight, tight & clean except as noted, overall VG- cond. Same or next day shipping. Please email any questions. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 006321
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