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Auction archive: Lot number 49

Bremer Press, Iliad and Odyssey in Greek

Estimate
US$1,000 - US$1,500
Price realised:
US$780
Auction archive: Lot number 49

Bremer Press, Iliad and Odyssey in Greek

Estimate
US$1,000 - US$1,500
Price realised:
US$780
Beschreibung:

2 volumes. Unpaginated.35x22.5 cm (13¾x9"), linen-backed paper-covered boards, printed paper labels on spines, slipcases of marbled paper over cloth. One of 615 sets. The Iliad and The Odyssey of Homer in the lovely Bremer Press edition. Influenced by revival of fine press printing in England, and at the Doves Press in particular, Bremer Press became the finest example of the private press in Germany.

Auction archive: Lot number 49
Auction:
Datum:
21 Nov 2019
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
Beschreibung:

2 volumes. Unpaginated.35x22.5 cm (13¾x9"), linen-backed paper-covered boards, printed paper labels on spines, slipcases of marbled paper over cloth. One of 615 sets. The Iliad and The Odyssey of Homer in the lovely Bremer Press edition. Influenced by revival of fine press printing in England, and at the Doves Press in particular, Bremer Press became the finest example of the private press in Germany.

Auction archive: Lot number 49
Auction:
Datum:
21 Nov 2019
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
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