The Odyssey. A Modern Sequel.
Translation into English verse, introduction and synopsis, and notes by Kimon Friar. Illustrations by Ghika.
First edition, first impression. Kazantzakis is best known for his critically acclaimed novels, Zorba The Greek, The Greek Passion, and Freedom or Death but it is his version of The Odyssey which is considered his crowning achievement.
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Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in terracotta morocco, titles to spine, raised bands, twin rule to turn-ins, dark green endpapers, gilt edges. With black and white illustrations. A fine copy.