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|Named Person:||Hesiod; Hesiod.|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
John Flaxman; Hesiod.; William Blake; Charles Abraham Elton, Sir; Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown,; Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress); John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress)
|Notes:||Engraved title (preliminary plate).
Plate 1 has added title: Compositions from the Works, Days and Theogony of Hesiod. Designed by John Flaxman, R.A. P.S. Engraved by William Blake.
Imprint from plate 1.
"None of the 37 plates is signed, and, except for a variation in date, all have the same publishing legend as the engraved title page ... Nos. 1, 2, 12-21, 24 and 28-37 are dated ... Jan. 1, 1817; the rest (nos. 3-11, 22-23, 25-27) are dated Nov. 1, 1816 ... Most of the plates have as well a verse at the bottom of the engraving, after which is some variant of 'Elton's Hesiod - Works.'"--Bentley & Nurmi.
|Description:||, 37 leaves of plates : all illustrations (engravings) ; 28 x 44 cm|
|Other Titles:||Compositions from the Works, Days and Theogony of Hesiod
Theogony, Works and days, and the Days of Hesiod
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