Edition: First US printing.
New York: Noonday Press, 1958. Hardcover first edition - First American publication of this spoof of the classics, originally published in French in 1919 and translated for this edition by Richard Howard. Homer's Odyssey mentions Elpenor only once ("the first to die was Elpenor'); Giraudoux has supplied the facts of this average man who just happened to be there when history was being made.
Condition: F/VG+ (pc, light edgewear, toning.)