Lot 16 of 350:
William Blake's Drawings for Poems of Thomas Gray  

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Estimate:
$1,200 - $1,800

Title:
Water-Colour Designs for the Poems of Thomas Gray
Author:
Blake, William
Place:
London
Publisher:
Trianon Press
Date:
1972
Description:

3 volumes. 116 color facsimile plates and commentary. (Folio) original tan morocco-backed marbled boards, spines lettered in gilt, slipcases. No. 180 of 352 copies thus bound or unbound, numbered 37-388. Total edition of 518 copies.

Facsimile from the originals in the collection of Mr. Paul Mellon. There were an additional 166 copies in various deluxe of presentation editions. A superb facsimile of Blake's "tour de force".


Lot Amendments
Condition:
A touch sunned; fine.
 
Item number:
295522
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