The Marriage of Heaven and Hell. [The Muir facsimile].
London: Muir, 1885. 4to, 1p. preface by Muir, 27 leaves hand-colored, 1p. appendix, 2 leaves at the end in facsimile of Blakes manuscript arrangement of the Songs of Innocence and of Experience, and the separate plate A Divine Image. Original printed wrappers, bound into full mottled calf, red morocco vertical label on backstrip; upper hinge split but holding, internally a very fine copy. The superb Muir facsimile, limited to 50 copies, this copy numbered 31. Reproduces copy A - the Beckford-Harvard copy. This book is Blakes Principia, in which he announced a new concept of the universe. (Damon, Blake Dictionary). One of Blakes most popular texts, with numerous famous lines. See Bentley, Blake Books, #249e.
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