Does this not address your concern?
Yes, indeed it does. But as a voracious collector (and reader) of books Iâ€™m always on the prowl for free stuff! PeterD
Both texts will give you a great start to learning Homeric Greek. I suggest you use both.
I have indeed every intention of using both the texts but as Iâ€™ve gone quite far with Pharr I shall keep that going for now. It is very traditional in its approach but that's OK with me. I have had similarly traditional grammars for other languages too. Schoder and Horrigan Iâ€™ll use later. Itâ€™ll help me revise.
Not so long ago I also acquired the 2-volume, Leaf and Bayfield (1962) edition of the Iliad, complete with grammar hints, copious notes and vocabulary. I also managed to get second-hand copies of the Loeb versions of the Iliad and the Odessey. Not to mention Munroâ€™s Homeric Grammar in digital format: (http://www.archive.org/details/grammarofhomeric00monruoft
Should keep me busy for a while.