FLAXMAN, John, R.A. ~ L'Oeuvre des Jours et La Theogonie d'Hésiode.
37 engraved plates by John Flaxman, engraved by Etienne Achille Reveil. Oblong 4to., original embossed cloth with floral pattern, spine lettered in gilt. Upper hinge cracked, with slight fading and rubbing to edges, head and tail of spine chipped, very occasional extremely light spotting. In all a very bright copy in the original cloth.
Reveil’s engraving of Flaxman’s drawings for Hesiod, showing characteristic Flaxman flowing classical lines. In 1817, Blake had finished his version of engravings from Flaxman’s original drawings.