A Magnificent Farce And Other Diversions of a Book-Collector. Edward A. Newton.

A Magnificent Farce And Other Diversions of a Book-Collector.

Boston: The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1921. 8vo, xx, 267pp. plus color frontispiece and 71 plates. Original cloth-backed boards with paper label to backstrip, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed; frontispiece from Blake’s Urizen in color with tissue guard, illustrated throughout by means of 71 black-and-white illustrations, both in the form of separate plates as well as facsimiles within the text. First trade edition. Includes a chapter entitled, ‘A Sane View of William Blake,’ as well as a chapter on Walt Whitman, with a total of twelve essays, all of which are “of interest to the book collector” (Oak Knoll). Item #104416

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