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Author Name    John William Mackail (1859-1945)

Title   Homer: An Address Delivered on Behalf of the Independent Labour Party

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Used: Very Good

Jacket Condition   None

Type   Hardcover

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Hammmersmith Hammmersmith Publishing Society 1905

Seller ID   JC4P-26

Small 4to. (48) pp. Printed at the Chiswick Press. Text printed on laid paper; text clean, un-marked, top edges un-opened. Quarter vellum, boards, printed spine title; binding square and tight, some light foxing to top edge. John William Mackail (1859-1945) was a Scottish man of letters and socialist, now best remembered as a Virgil Scholar. He was also a poet, literary historian and biographer. John Mackail was Oxford Professor of Poetry and President of the British Academy. He was a friend of William Morris and published works on Virgil, the Latin poets, the Icelandic sagas, and Shakespeare. With the bookplate of Charles Williston McAlpin. Charles Williston McAlpin graduated from Princeton University in 1888 and was secretary of Princeton University from 1901 to 1914 and served as Chairman of the Council of the Friends of Princeton University Libraries. He was a member of the board of managers of the Presbyterian Hospital of New York, and a friend of President Woodrow Wilson. From the private collection of John Class, noted Orange County, CA bibliophile, collector, and Past Trustee of the Book Club of California. Your order receives my personal attention.

John Class, John William Mackail, Homer, An Address Delivered on Behalf of the Independent Labour Party, Charles Williston McAlpin, Chiswick Press

Price = 30.00 USD

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