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William Blake | The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, [1868], facsimile reprint

Estimate:

700 - 900 GBP

William Blake | The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, [1868], facsimile reprint

William Blake | The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, [1868], facsimile reprint

Estimate:

700 - 900 GBP

Lot sold:

756

GBP

William Blake


The Marriage of Heaven and Hell. [London: John Camden Hotten, 1868.]


THE FIRST FACSIMILE REPRINT OF ONE OF BLAKE'S ILLUMINATED WORKS, 4to (244 x 184mm.), 27 hand-coloured lithographed plates by Henry J. Bellars, quarter vellum over boards, leaves foxed, spine partially detached from textblock, some spotting to boards


The plates from this facsimile were used in several issues of Swinburne's Critical Essay, published in the same year. The thick paper has been selected to mimic Blake's.


LITERATURE:

Keynes 210


PROVENANCE:

Rev. Stopford A. Brooke (1832-1916); his daughter, Maud, m. T.W. Rolleston (1857-1920), poet and founder member, with Yeats and C.G. Duffy, of the Irish Literary Society; thence by descent 

leaves foxed, spine partially detached from textblock, some spotting to boards


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