COMPOSITIONS FROM THE DAYS AND THEOGONY OF ...; designed by John Flaxman R. A.

London: Longman et. al. 1817. BLAKE, WILLIAM. First edn. Illustrated with an engraved title-page and 36 engraved plates. The edges of the leaves are foxed and show some stains, a good copy, newly rebound in morocco-backed cloth. Item #14307

... Blake, not a whit more prosperous with the world, had thankfully to engrave his friend's compositions from the Works and Days of Hesiod, published in 1817. January 1st, Blake dates his plates. They are sweet and graceful compositions, harmonious and contenting ... [Gilchirst, Life of Blake, p. 247].

Price: $650.00

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