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The Pastorals of Virgil, with a Course of English Reading, Adapted for Schools, Vol. I

Editor:
Robert John Thornton (British, 1768–1837)
Author:
Virgil (Roman, Andes 70 B.C.–19 B.C. Brundisium)
Illustrator:
William Blake (British, London 1757–1827 London)
Publisher:
F. C. & J. Rivington (London)
Date:
1821
Medium:
Illustrations: wood engraving
Dimensions:
7 1/16 x 4 5/16 in. (18 x 11 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Museum Accession, transferred from the Library, 1921
Accession Number:
21.36.76
Not on view
Marking: 1813
Bindman 1978.602-617; Easson & Essick 1972.X(1-17)
Roger R. Easson, Robert N. Essick William Blake: Book Illustrator: a bibliography and catalogue of the commercial engravings. Normal, Illinois, 1972, cat. no. X(1-17).

David Bindman, Deirdre Toomey The Complete Graphic Works of William Blake. London and New York, 1978, cat. no. 602-617, ill.



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