Lot 7 of 175:
William Blake The Gates of Paradise from Trianon Press  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
The Gates of Paradise. For Children. For the Sexes.
Author:
Blake, William
Place:
London
Publisher:
Trianon Press
Date:
1968
Description:

4 volumes. 8vo and 12mo, Vol. I (8vo), [i-vii]-viii, 50, (4) pp., Vol. II (12mo), [2] pp., 22 plates, Vol. III [4] pp., 31 plates, Vol. IV (12mo), [2] pp., 10 plates, negative and copper plate. Original tan morocco, (volume 4 in light-brown cloth, as issued), cloth slipcase, gilt lettering to backstrip of all three volumes. From an edition of 726 total copies, including 700 numbered 1 to 700, of which the first 50 have additional material and are in a special binding. This is copy number 25.

Volume I is an introductory volume, followed by three volumes of plates including the third volume (in cloth) with a set of collotypes without the plate marks and extra plates from copies G and L. Bentley. 

Donated by John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller, San Francisco, CA.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
In volume containing the negative and copper plate, the negative has come unglued but is still present. Some slight fading to backstrips, some dampmarking to bottom of slipcase; very good.
 
Item number:
252143
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