1893. London: Swan Sonnenschein, 1893.
8vo, (8), 160pp. With a portrait frontispiece and 4 plates. Original brown buckram lettered in gilt, gilt top. Edges slightly rubbed, boards somewhat faded, newspaper clippings from “The Manchester Daily Gaurdian, Monday July 10, 1911,” pasted in; very good copy.
§ First edition, large-paper issue limited to 280 copies. Story wrote the life of Linnell and had access to much original Blake material through Linnell’s sons; four of the five illustrations here are reproduced from original drawings. Bentley 2772. Item #101019