Milton A Poem. William Blake, Trianon Press.
Milton A Poem.

Milton A Poem.

1967. London: Trianon Press, 1967.

4to, 50 color plates, 13 pp. of printed text. Original quarter brown morocco, slipcase, a fine copy in virtually flawless condition save for very slight fading of the backstrip.

§ Regular copy #368. Limited to 426 copies including 20 de luxe copies numbered I-XX, 380 regular copies numbered 1-380, and 26 de luxe copies lettered A-Z reserved for Mr. Lessing Rosenwald, the Library of Congress, the Trustees of the William Blake Trust and the publishers. This reproduces copy D (1818), the Rosenwald copy now in the Library of Congress. Bentley, BB, 120.

The second-longest, and penultimate, of Blake’s illuminated books, exceptionally rich with numerous full-page plates. Keynes notes in the introduction: "This epic as a whole contains many passages of exceptional beauty and provides numerous clues useful for the elucidation of Blake's symbolism and philosophy". Bentley, Blake Books, 120. Item #123969

Price: $600.00

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