The Authoress of the Odyssey; where and when she wrote, who she was, the use she made of the Iliad and how the poem grew under her hands

London: Longmans, Green, 1899. First edition. Original crimsion cloth, gilt. Faded, usual light browning, a very good copy. Signed on the front endpaper by Butler's friend Jessie Bovill, and with her bookplate (as Jessie A. Grosvenor). See Festing Jones's "Samuel Butler: Author of Erewhon, (1835-1902), a Memoir," for comments on the relationship. Item #32505

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