The Wit’s Magazine; or Library of Momus. Being a Compleat Repository of Mirth, Humour, and Entertainment. William Blake.

The Wit’s Magazine; or Library of Momus. Being a Compleat Repository of Mirth, Humour, and Entertainment.

London: Harrison and Co., 1784–1785. 2 vols. 8vo, (2), 485, (1); 193, (1) pp. With a folding frontispiece (second version) and numerous folding engraved plates including 5 by Blake, one after Stothard and four after Samuel Collings. Contemporary calf, somewhat worn and vol. I lacking backstrip label. Withal a good set, very rare. First edition. Bentley, Blake Books, 513. Essick, William Blake’s Commercial Book Illustrations, XVI. Item #101708

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