Songs of Innocence.
London: Trianon Press, 1954. 8vo, [vi] pp. letterpress, 31 color collotype facsimile plates. Quarter brown morocco with brown paper-covered boards, quarter morocco with brown paper-covered slipcase. Plates printed on Arches pure rag paper with watermark of WB monogram. Some rubbing to backstrip, internally fine. Copy no. 348 of an edition limited to 1600 (those numbered 1-800 printed in England, while 801-1600 reserved for distribution in the United States - see colophon) copies. The reproduction is from copy B belonging to Lessing Rosenwald now in the Library of Congress. First printed in black and white in 1789, this is thought to be one of the earliest copies colored by Blake. Bentley, Blake Books, 165. Loker, Grolier Club 100 Childrens Books, 19.
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