Frontispiece (Bell's Edition, The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to Churchill. Chaucer Vol XIII) 

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Resource ID

13797

Access

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Title

Frontispiece (Bell's Edition, The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to Churchill. Chaucer Vol XIII)

Date of Original

24 May 1783

Special Collection

Bentley-Blake Collection

Creator

Blake, William, 1757-1827, engraver

Format

1 leaf : illustration ; 13 x 8 cm

Storage Location

Rare Books

Notes

Frontispiece in Volume XIII, in: Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400. The poetical works of Geoff. Chaucer in fourteen volumes : the miscellaneous pieces from Urry's edition 1721, the Canterbury tales from Tyrwhitt's edition 1775.

Size of Image: 12 cm x 7.5 cm

Engravings after designs by Stothard; the frontispiece for Vol. XIII is inscribed "Blake sculpt." [that is, William Blake]. In some sets of this work Blake's plate was re-engraved by Cooke and dated 16 Feb., 1787, though the title-pages were unchanged. Cf. Bentley.

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Catalogue Number

Blake no.702

Copyright

Public Domain

Sequence

0702

Contributor(s)

Stothard, Thomas, 1755-1834, illustrator

Item

Art print

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