The Resource The illustrations of William Blake for Thornton's Virgil : with the first Eclogue and the Imitation, by Ambrose Philips ; the introduction by Geoffrey Keynes

The illustrations of William Blake for Thornton's Virgil : with the first Eclogue and the Imitation, by Ambrose Philips ; the introduction by Geoffrey Keynes

Label
The illustrations of William Blake for Thornton's Virgil : with the first Eclogue and the Imitation
Title
The illustrations of William Blake for Thornton's Virgil
Title remainder
with the first Eclogue and the Imitation
Statement of responsibility
by Ambrose Philips ; the introduction by Geoffrey Keynes
Title variation
William Blake's wood-engravings
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • englat
  • eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1757-1827
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Blake, William
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Language note
Text in English and Virgil's Eclogue in Latin
LC call number
NE1217.B6
LC item number
K4
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1887-1982
  • 1674-1749
  • 1768?-1837
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Keynes, Geoffrey
  • Philips, Ambrose
  • Thornton, Robert John
  • Virgil
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Blake, William
  • Virgil
  • Blake, William
  • Thornton, Robert John
  • Blake, William
  • Wood-engraving, British
  • Wood-engraving
  • Wood-engraving
  • Wood-engraving, British
  • England
Label
The illustrations of William Blake for Thornton's Virgil : with the first Eclogue and the Imitation, by Ambrose Philips ; the introduction by Geoffrey Keynes
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Blank versos of paged-in plates not counted
  • Folder of 17 plates in pocket
  • Twenty woodcuts illustrating Ambrose Philips' Imitation of Eclogue I in the Pastorals of Virgil ... By Robert John Thornton. 3d ed. London, 1821. All were engraved by Blake with 3 exceptions which were re-engraved from his designs by another hand
  • The set of prints in pocket "taken direct from electrotypes of the wood-blocks."
  • "The woodcuts were first reproduced and published by Thomas B. Mosher, Portland, Maine, in 1899. They were reproduced again, with an introduction by Lawrence Binyon, for the Unicorn Press, London, in 1902. Enlarged facsimiles in platinotype were made by Frederic H. Evans and issued privately in 1912. The two sheets of proofs were reproduced side-by-side with the prints as they appeared in the book in the Burlington magazine, December, 1920."
  • "This edition ... is limited to one thousand copies. This is number 891."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction.--The first Eclogue of Virgil.--Ambrose Philips's Imitation of Eclogue I, with Blake's illustrations.--Proofs of eight of Blake's blocks in their original state.--Sixteen of Blake's pencil designs for the wood-engravings
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
38, [14] pages
Lccn
38034582
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00252373
  • (OCoLC)ocm00252373
Label
The illustrations of William Blake for Thornton's Virgil : with the first Eclogue and the Imitation, by Ambrose Philips ; the introduction by Geoffrey Keynes
Publication
Note
  • Blank versos of paged-in plates not counted
  • Folder of 17 plates in pocket
  • Twenty woodcuts illustrating Ambrose Philips' Imitation of Eclogue I in the Pastorals of Virgil ... By Robert John Thornton. 3d ed. London, 1821. All were engraved by Blake with 3 exceptions which were re-engraved from his designs by another hand
  • The set of prints in pocket "taken direct from electrotypes of the wood-blocks."
  • "The woodcuts were first reproduced and published by Thomas B. Mosher, Portland, Maine, in 1899. They were reproduced again, with an introduction by Lawrence Binyon, for the Unicorn Press, London, in 1902. Enlarged facsimiles in platinotype were made by Frederic H. Evans and issued privately in 1912. The two sheets of proofs were reproduced side-by-side with the prints as they appeared in the book in the Burlington magazine, December, 1920."
  • "This edition ... is limited to one thousand copies. This is number 891."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction.--The first Eclogue of Virgil.--Ambrose Philips's Imitation of Eclogue I, with Blake's illustrations.--Proofs of eight of Blake's blocks in their original state.--Sixteen of Blake's pencil designs for the wood-engravings
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
38, [14] pages
Lccn
38034582
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00252373
  • (OCoLC)ocm00252373

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