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St John's College U.11 (formerly H.34) (James 295)

Henry Morgan, Two translations of the Iliad . Latin and English, 1858


Henry Morgan, of St John's College (1824 - c. 1895): two translations of the Iliad into Latin hexameters and English heroics on alternate pages. There is a line count in Greek, Latin and English at the end. Dated 27 July 1858 at the end, and the Calends of October 1858 on the title page.

340x225 mm. [x]+845+[v] pp. Small College bookplate (nineteenth century) at p. vi. Presented to the College by the author.

A single, neat hand throughout. Paper: a ruled ledger of the period. Cloth binding, quarter leather on boards.