The Triumphs Of Temper. A Poem: in six Cantos. The twelfth edition, corrected. With New Original Designs, by Maria Flaxman. William. Hayley Blake, William.
The Triumphs Of Temper. A Poem: in six Cantos. The twelfth edition, corrected. With New Original Designs, by Maria Flaxman.
The Triumphs Of Temper. A Poem: in six Cantos. The twelfth edition, corrected. With New Original Designs, by Maria Flaxman.

The Triumphs Of Temper. A Poem: in six Cantos. The twelfth edition, corrected. With New Original Designs, by Maria Flaxman.

1803. Chichester: J. Seagrave for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1803.

Large 8vo (22.7 x 14.2 cm.), xii, 165 pages. With 6 engraved plates by William Blake after Maria Flaxman. Contemporary mottled calf, gilt titled backstrip, marbled edges, minor rubbing to backstrip and corners, faint darkening to preliminary & final leaves, otherwise an excellent copy with wide margins.

§ A large-paper copy, unusually clean and with fine dark impressions of the plates. First edition of Blake’s engravings after these dreamy and slightly surreal illustrations.
Provenance: Brackenburn book label of Hugh Walpole and book label of Pamela and Raymond Lister.
Bentley, Blake Books, 471A. Essick, William Blake’s Commercial Book Illustrations, XLIII. Item #124149

Price: $2,750.00

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