The First Meeting of the Blake Society. Papers Read Before the Blake Society at the First Annual Meeting, 12th August, 1912.

Olney: Thomas Wright, 1912. 8vo, 58, [4] pp. Blue cloth with gilt. Very light shelf wear. Pages unopened. Very good. First edition, quite scarce. The last copy offered was at the Brick Row Book Shop in 2002. Prints informative addresses on aspects of Blake’s work and the Blake Society’s aims by S. Foster Howe, Walter Jealous, Herbert Jenkins, George Leonard, Greville Macdonald, F.C. Owlett and Thomas Wright. Wright’s later Life of William Blake (1929) is noted by Bentley and Nurmi as a “curious combination of original, fruitful research and garbled facts which make it frequently suggestive and rarely reliable.”. Item #101317

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