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Author Flaxman, John, 1755-1826.

Title Flaxman's illustrations of the Iliad and Odyssey / engraved from the compositions of Iohn Flaxman ...

Published London : Longman, Hurst, Rees & Orme [etc.], 1805.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail SpC/BX ef  769.942 F592    NOT FOR LOAN
Physical description 2 volumes in 1 1 unnumbered page, 40 pages, 1 unnumbered page, 34] plates : all illustrations ; 28 x 44 cm
Notes Cover title.
Each volume has an engraved t.-p.
Contents [v. 1.] Illiad of Homer: In 1805, five plates were added to those engraved by Piroli after Flaxman's designs in Rome in 1793 for a new edition of the Iliad designs. Of the new plates, three [nos. 1, 2, and 5] are signed by Blake and two (nos. 14 and 37) by Parker. All the other plates (except for the unsigned title page) have Piroli's name on the engraving, though in 1793 Piroli's name had appeared only on the title page -- [v. 2.] Odyssey of Homer: Comprises engraved t.p. and 34 prints numbered in medium: plate 1-plate 34, of which 20 were engraved by James Parker and 14 by James Neagle.
Other author Homer.
Piroli, Tommaso, approximately 1752-1824.
Blake, William, 1757-1827, engr.
Parker, James, 1750-1805, engr.
Neagle, James, 1760?-1822, engr.
Subject Homer -- Illustrations.
Epic poetry, Greek -- Illustrations.
Variant Title Iliad of Homer.
Odyssey of Homer.