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

London: Richard Phillips, 1806. 8vo, xxiv, 270pp, ii (publisher's booklist), with Blake's engraved frontispiece of Sir Joshua Reynolds design " The Graphic Muse". Original blue-grey boards, spine slightly darkened and worn at edges, First edition, a very scarce book, especially in boards. With the bookplates of Gilbert Redgrave and George Goyder : there are also signatures of Sir Edward Hoare, an early owner, on the title page and other pages. Bentley, Blake Books 474. Item #108751

Price: $2,750.00

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