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THE POEMS OF WILLIAM BLAKE, Publisher's Copy by  William BLAKE - Hardcover - 1973 - from Charles Agvent and


by BLAKE, William

Condition: Fine in a Fine slipcase

Cambridge: Limited Editions Club, 1973. Hardcover. Fine in a Fine slipcase. William Blake. Quarto (6-1/2" x 10-5/8") bound in quarter black morocco leather and mulberry-color linen boards with the front board embossed with a portrait of Blake, 340 pages. Selected, edited, and introduced by Aileen Ward; designed by John Dreyfus. Illustrated with twelve designs engraved and colored by Blake for the original editions of his poems faithfully reproduced from the originals. Of an edition of 1500 copies printed and bound at the University Printing House, this copy belonged to the publisher of the Club during most of the 1970s, Gordon Carroll, and is lettered "G. C." rather than numbered and bears the Club's blindstamp stating it is one of 15 presentation copies. Issued unsigned. Monthly Letter laid in.
  • Bookseller: Charles Agvent US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 016228
  • Title: THE POEMS OF WILLIAM BLAKE, Publisher's Copy
  • Author: BLAKE, William
  • Illustrator: William Blake
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine in a Fine slipcase
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Limited Editions Club
  • Place: Cambridge
  • Date published: 1973
  • Keywords: Limited Editions; John Dreyfus; William Blake
  • Bookseller catalogs: Poetry; Romantic Poetry;


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