Classical compositions : Homer, Hesiod and Aëschylus.

Title: 
Classical compositions : Homer, Hesiod and Aëschylus.
Author/Artist: 
Flaxman, John, 1755-1826.
Publisher: 
London : Longman, Hurst, Rees & Orme [etc.], 1805-1831.
Description: 
4 v. bound in 1 : plates, engravings. ; 28 x 44 cm.
Other Authors: 
Blake, William, 1757-1827, engr.
Piroli, Tommaso, ca. 1752-1824, engr.
Howard, Frank, engr.
Format of Material: 
Books
Microform
Bib ID: 
94311
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Location: 
Secured Stacks - Jumbo
Call Number: 
NC242.F59.F59c J
Location: 
Microforms
Call Number: 
F-672
Location: 
Microforms
Call Number: 
F-673
Location: 
Microforms
Call Number: 
F-674
Location: 
Microforms
Call Number: 
F-675
Notes: 
Spine title.
Each volume begins with engraved t.p.
Plate 21 (Polydamus advising Hector to retire from the trench) and plate 22 (Neptune rising from the sea) from v. 1 displayed in the exhibition titled "Antiquity Rediscovered", held at the Rakow Research Library, February 15-June 16, 2008.
Plate 1 (Council of Jupiter, Minerva, & Mercury) and plate 2 (The descent of Minerva to Ithaca) from v. 2 displayed in the exhibition titled "Antiquity Rediscovered", held at the Rakow Research Library, February 15-June 16, 2008.
CMGL copy flooded; stained and lacks cover Remains disbound. Each v. is accessioned separately and is on separate fiche.
v. 1 (F-672) has damaged t.p.
v. 2 (F-673) has damaged plates: 6-8, 29, 33-34.
v. 3 (F-674) has damaged plates: 2-6, 13, 32.
v. 4 (F-675) has damaged plates: 3-4, 7-10, 16, 33-36.
Contents: 
[v. 1] The Iliad of Homer; engraved from the compositions of John Flaxman. Lond. Longman, Hurst, Rees & Orme [etc.] 1805. (39 plates) --
[v. 2] The Odyssey of Homer ... Lond. Longman, Hurst, Rees & Orme [etc.] 1805. (34 plates) --
[v. 3] The Theogony, Works & days, & the Days of Hesiod ... [designed by J. Flaxman, engraved by Wm. Blake] Lond. Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, 1817-1816. (37 plates) --
[v. 4] Compositions from the Tragedies of Aeschylus, designed by J. Flaxman, engraved by Thomas Piroli and Frank Howard. Lond. Miss Flaxman & Miss Marie Denman, 1831. (36 plates).