William Blake. His Life Character and Genius.
London: Swan Sonnenschein, 1893. 8vo, (8), 160pp. With a portrait frontispiece and 4 plates. Original brown buckram lettered in gilt, gilt top. Edges slightly rubbed, boards somewhat faded, newspaper clippings from The Manchester Daily Gaurdian, Monday July 10, 1911, pasted in; very good copy. First edition, large-paper issue limited to 280 copies. Story wrote the life of Linnell and had access to much original Blake material through Linnells sons; four of the five illustrations here are reproduced from original drawings. Bentley 2772.
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