Lot 74 of 168:
Facsimile of Blake's Ahania, 1892, finely bound  

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Title:
The Book of Ahania
Author:
Blake, William
Place:
[London]
Publisher:
[Quaritch}
Date:
[1892]
Description:

5 pages on 8 leaves (1st leaf and last page are blank). Original plain wrappers bound at rear. 28x18.8 cm (11x7½"), full red straight-grain morocco, gilt-roll borders, spine lettered in gilt, gilt inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt; bound by Riviere & Son.

Finely produced color facsimile by William Griggs of Blake’s original 1795 edition, with headpiece and tailpiece in colors. A Handsome book, beautifully bound. Rare.

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Condition:
A touch of rubbing to spine ends and corners, two slight scratched to rear cover; fine or nearly so.
 
Item number:
308441
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