Lot 76 of 168:
Muir facsimile of Blake's Daughters of Albion  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$1,200
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Title:
Visions of the Daughters of Albion

Author:
Blake, William

Place:
[Edmonton, London, England]

Publisher:
[William Muir]

Date:
[1885]

Description:

[12] leaves including final blank. Printed in ochre on rectos only, hand-colored. (4to) 28.5x21.5 cm (11¼x8½"), later half calf & cloth, front cover lettered in gilt, cloth chemise & slipcase. One of 50 copies.

Finely printed and hand-colored facsimile reproduction of Blake’s original 1793 edition, issued in a limited edition of only 50 copies. This is one of the copies printed on thick wove paper. Bound without the original wrappers and Muir’s leaf of preface.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some sunning and extremity wear to slipcase; discoloration to covers; internally clean and fine.


 
Item number:
308440
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