The Life of George Romney. William. Blake Hayley, William.

The Life of George Romney.

Chichester: W. Mason, 1809. 4to, (8), (7), 416pp. With portrait frontispiece (imprint trimmed at foot) and 11 engraved plates, including one by William Blake. Old half calf, marbled boards, joints rubbed but sound, top of backstrip chipped away, black label lettered in gilt. First edition. Blake’s plate of the shipwreck incorporates a number of familiar figures from his iconography and is a strong and vivid illustration. Essick, CBI, XLIX. Item #109221

Price: $575.00

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