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The Song of Los by  William Blake - Facsimile - 1975 - from Archives Fine Books  (SKU: 29)

The Song of Los

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The Song of Los

by Blake, William

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Clairvaux: Trianon Press, 1975. Facsimile. Fine. Quarto, 8 plates, 8 pp. commentary by Keynes with another plate, and 22 additional progressive proof plates, and with a metal pochoir stencil mounted at the end. Full brown morocco, a fine copy in slipcase. Special publisher's de luxe copy. Copy B of 26 lettered de luxe copies with the extra plates showing the progressive stages of the collotype and hand-stencil process. The total edition also inlcuded thirty two deluxe copies bound in full morocco each containing a set of plates showing the progressive stages, and 400 copies bound in quarter morocco with hand marbled paper sides. "In the last plate Los is seen with his blacksmith's hammer kneeling on a fiery cloud, contemplating the launching of his crimson sun of poetry into space" (from Keyne's commentary, plate 11). One of Blake's more confusing prophetic books.

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Bookseller Inventory #
29
Title
The Song of Los
Author
Blake, William
Book condition
Used - Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
Facsimile
Publisher
Trianon Press
Place of Publication
Clairvaux
Date published
1975
Keywords
Printing, illumination, prophecy, collotype, hand-stencil, pochoir

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Archives Fine Books has been serving readers, collectors and institutions since 1985. Located in a heritage listed building in the heart of Brisbane's business district, it boasts a large inventory of fine second hand, collectible and rare books.

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A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
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