Lot 77 of 168:
William Blake's Writings from Nonesuch Press, 1/75 copies  

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The Writings of William Blake

Blake, William


Nonesuch Press



3 volumes in 1. xvii, 364; vii, 397; vii, 430 pp. Edited by Geoffrey Keynes. With 58 monochrome plates. (4to), 27x19 cm (10½x7¼"), publisher's deluxe binding of full red levant morocco, spine lettered in gilt, raised bands, gilt-ruled leather turn-ins, top edge gilt; bound by Best & Co.. Roman numeral copy L of LXXV (75) copies printed on Oxford India paper, from a run of 1,575 copies.

Deluxe format of William Blake's writings with plates of his artwork. Unicorn bookplate of Scott Cunningham designed by Eric Gill on front pastedown. Sticker of bookseller Philip C. Duschnes on rear pastedown.

Lot Amendments

Paper at front hinge starting to split, crease to front free endpaper; near fine.

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