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Homer | The Iliad, trans. Lattimore, with illustrations by Leonard Baskin, 1962, inscribed by Baskin to "Sylvia &Ted"

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Estimate:

1,000

to
- 1,500 GBP

Homer | The Iliad, trans. Lattimore, with illustrations by Leonard Baskin, 1962, inscribed by Baskin to "Sylvia &Ted"

Homer | The Iliad, trans. Lattimore, with illustrations by Leonard Baskin, 1962, inscribed by Baskin to "Sylvia &Ted"

No reserve

Estimate:

1,000

to
- 1,500 GBP

Lot sold:

5,292

GBP

Homer


The Iliad ... translated with an introduction by Richmond Lattimore drawings by Leonard Baskin. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1962


folio (286 x 195mm), INSCRIBED BY THE ILLUSTRATOR ON THE FRONT FREE ENDPAPERS ("Sylvia & Ted with the warmest affection of Esther & Leonard 1962") in red ink, original cloth


Leonard Baskin had befriended Plath and Hughes when they were living in Northampton, MA, in 1957-58. He taught printmaking and sculpture at Smith College from 1953-73. The friendship flourished after their return to England and Baskin continued to collaborate with Hughes for decades, providing the illustrations for Crow and Cave Birds

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