Homers Ilias und Homers Odyssee. HOMER, Jan Tschichold.

Homers Ilias und Homers Odyssee

Basel: Birkhäuser, 1946. First Edition. Hardcover. Small octavo. 5 x 8 in. xxxiii, 423; 327 pp. Volumes 23 & 24 of the Birkhäuser-Klassiker series. Translated by Johann Heinrich Voss. Text in German. Near fine in original flexible leatherette, beautifully decorated in gilt on upper cover, titled in gilt on spine. Neat cursive previous ownership signatures on the front free endpapers. Item #33275

Text in German. Layout and cover design by Jan Tschichold, who was a key player in 20th century graphic design and especially what we know of as functional typography. Volume II (24) indicates it is based off of the first 1781 edition.

Price: $125.00

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