The Blake-Varley Sketchbook of 1819 in the Collection of M.D.E. Clayton-Stamm. Introduction and Notes by Martin Butlin. William Blake.

The Blake-Varley Sketchbook of 1819 in the Collection of M.D.E. Clayton-Stamm. Introduction and Notes by Martin Butlin.

1969. London: Heinemann, 1969.

2 vols., oblong 8vo, text vol. xiv, 40 pp., with 12 illustrations; facsimile vol. to match, in calf-backed green buckram, slipcase faded, backstrip scuffed on volumes 1 and 2. Facsimile volume with loose leaves, repaired.

§ Limited to 800 copies. The facsimile of the notebook was printed by the Trianon Press. This is the “small” notebook which was broken up and sold at auction a few years ago. Almost invariably the facsimile volume is sprung, with many leaves coming loose. Bentley, BB, 401: “includes 36 Visionary Drawings by Blake”. Item #110727

Price: $125.00

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