An Enquiry into the Life and Writings of Homer. The Second Edition.
Engraved by Gérard Jean-Baptiste Scotin II (French, born in 1698, worked in England from 1733), Engraved by Gerard van der Gucht (English, 1696–1776), Engraved by Pierre Fourdrinier (French, worked in England, active 1720–1760), After Hubert François Gravelot (French, 1699–1773), Author Thomas Blackwell (English, 1701–1757), Publisher John Oswald (English, active 1726–1753)
Place of Publication: London, England
ESTC (RLIN): T070409
Overall: 20.5 x 13.6 x 4 cm (8 1/16 x 5 3/8 x 1 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 25 engravings
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(London: [John Oswald?] 1736) Octavo; 215 leaves, plus folding map [plus one leaf advertisement]; modern gilt-stamped marbled brown calf
Allegorical illustrations referring to Homer’s writings; map of eastern Mediterranean.
London: [John Oswald?] 1736
William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent