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KIRK, Thomas (1765?--1797)
Outlines from the figures and compositions upon the Greek, Roman, and Etruscan vases of the late Sir William Hamilton; with engraved borders. Drawn and engraved by the late Mr. Kirk.
London: published by William Miller; printed by W. Bulmer and Co., 1804.
[4], xvii, [1], 47, [1] p., 62 pl. ; 30.3 cm. (4°)

Drawn from d'Hancarville's Collection of Etruscan, Greek, and Roman antiquities from the cabinet of the Honble. Wm. Hamilton, 1766--67 (q.v.), and Tischbein's Collection of engravings from ancient vases ... in the possession of Sir Wm. Hamilton, 1791--97 (q.v.), the third and last volume of which appeared in 1797, after Kirk's death. His outline engravings were expressly intended to make the material in these expensive folio volumes more widely available.

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on front free-endpaper John Soane/ 1807. Inscribed in ink on front paste-down 2/2/0 (underlined) and 1:17.0.

Binding C19th full blue paper boards, the upper cover with a printed paper label, '... Price Two Guineas in Boards.'

Reference Number 2551


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