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The Theogony, Works & days, & the Days of Hesiod /
engraved from the compositions of Iohn Flaxman, R. A., scvlptor ; [engraved by William Blake].
imprint
London : [Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, 1817]
description
[1] leaf, 37 leaves of plates : chiefly illustrations ; 30 x 46 cm.
format(s)
Book
More Details
imprint
London : [Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, 1817]
citation/reference
Bentley, G.E., Blake books, 456A
general note
Bound in gray boards, printed paper label on front cover, as issued.
Dates of publication on plates, 1816 and 1817.
Engraved legends: Excerpts from Elton's Hesiod.
Imprint from plates.
On plate 1: Compositions from the Works, Days and Theogony of Hesiod. Designed by John Flaxman ... engraved by William Blake.
local note
Victoria University Library copies (with Blake no.719 cop.3 & 4) pages trimmed to 27 x 42 cm.
Victoria University Library copy (with Blake no.719 cop.3) has binder's title on spine: Flaxman's classical compositions, Homer, Hesiod, Aeschylus.
Victoria University Library copy 2 has armorial book-plate of Allan Wyon.
Victoria University Library copy 4 has binder's title on spine: Flaxman's classical compositions.
catalogue key
5903594
 
Gift to Victoria University Library (4 copies). Bentley, G.E., Jr. 2005/10/01.

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