Lot 118 of 426:
Blake, The Complete Illuminated Books  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$390
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$400 - $600

Title:
The Illuminated Books - complete
Author:
Blake, William
Place:
Princeton
Publisher:
The William Blake Trust / Princeton University Press
Date:
1991-1995
Description:

6 volumes. Edited with Introductions and Notes by David Worrall. illustrated with facsimiles from the Illuminated Books. 29.8x21 cm (11¾x8¼"), brown cloth lettered in gilt on spines, illustrated jackets. 

"The Blake Trust was founded in 1949 with the express purpose of making Blake's Illuminated books more widely known by producing facsimiles of the whole corpus to the highest possible standards of the day." The present edition brings the illuminated works to a wide modern audience.

Comprises:

  • Jerusalem.
  • Songs of Innocence and of Experience.
  • The Early Illuminated Books
  • The Continental Prophecies
  • Milton: A Poem
  • The Urizen Books.

 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
A few chips and tears to jackets; overall near fine in very good or better jackets.
 
Item number:
305777
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