Paradise Lost A Poem In Twelve Books [with:] Thirteen Watercolor Drawings By William Blake Illustrating Paradise Lost.
San Francisco: Arion Press, 2002 & 2004. 2 vols., 4to, and large folio. Text xxxiv, 397 (inc. colophon); and portfolio with 13 plates plus small format illustrations and text, prospectus. Cloth, gilt leather label, in slipcase, and loose sheets, laid into cloth folding portfolio, printed label. As issued Limited to 400 sets. The first time these illustrations and text have been issued together, text edited by John T. Shawcross, with an introduction by Helen Vendler. The portfolio reproduces the watercolors at full scale in excellent color facsimile after the originals at the Huntington Library, with description and commentary by Robert N. Essick and Shawcross. Currently in print at $2500.
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