Oedipus the King, by Sophocles (translated Francis Storr). Illustrated with wood engravings by Demetrios Galanis.
Easton Press Collector's Edition.
Hardcover bound in full deep brown leather with raised bands on spine, 22kt gold gilt titles and handsome gilt decorations on boards and spine, moire silk endpapers with a matching silk ribbon placeholder bound in.
Very Good condition. Light bumping to bottom corners of front and back cover boards.
A masterpiece of ancient Greek tragedy, Oedipus Rex follows the downfall of Oedipus, the King of Thebes, as he struggles to discover the source of a plague ravaging his kingdom. But the cause of the plague may be far closer to home than Oedipus expects.