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Gilchrist's Life of William Blake  

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Life of William Blake, "Pictor Ignotus." With Selections from His Poems and Other Writings. Illustrated from Blake's Own Works, in Facsimile by W.J. Linton, and in Photolithography; with a few of Blake's Original Plates

Gilchrist, Alexander


Macmillan & Co.



2 volumes. xiv, [2], 389, [1]; viii, 268 pp. Steel-engraved frontispiece portrait in Vol. I, folding engraved frontispiece after Blake in Vol. II; facsimiles of his Illustrations of the Book of Job, Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience. 22.8x14.5 cm (9x5¾"), original gilt-pictorial cloth. First Edition.

First edition of the foremost 19th century biography of William Blake. Bookplates of K.D. Buckland.

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Recased with repairs to faded spines; very good.

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