An Inquiry into the Requisite Cultivation and Present State of the Arts of Design in England.

London: Richard Phillips, 1806. The frontispiece engraved by Blake after Joshua Reynolds. The book has always been scarce (I sold my last copy in 1995 for $850) and this is the only example of the frontispiece available as a separate plate that I have seen. Bentley 474. Essick, William Blake’s Commercial Book Illustrations, XLVIII. Item #100895

Price: $875.00

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