Songs of Innocence and of Experience.

Manchester: Manchester Etching Workshop, 1983. 4to, 16 hand coloured and one uncoloured facsimile plates, each mounted on brown card in a full red morocco 3-part folding binding with gilt embossed replicas of the "Innocence" and "Experience" title pages as decorations on two of the covers. Near Fine as issued, all in a deep brown cloth folding box. The coloured facsimile volume. A limited edition of 40 copies, this being No.19. Accompanied by Joseph Viscomi's " The Art Of William Blake's Illuminated Prints" as part of the edition, but this limited to 125 copies. Bentley, Blake Books Supplement 135. Essick, Blake Quarterly, Summer 1985: "In many ways one of the most accurate facsimiles ever published, and beyond question the most accurate hand-colored reproduction of plates from an illuminated book. To my eyes, it is also one of the two or three most beautiful facsimiles when considered as a work of graphic art". (Item Id: 108804)

$5,000.00
Buy Now

All items are guaranteed as described but may be returned for any reason for resale for a full refund within 10 days of receipt only if packed, shipped, and insured as received. Payment in US dollars drawn on a US bank, including state and local taxes as applicable, is expected upon receipt unless otherwise agreed. Institutions may receive deferred billing and duplicates will be considered for credit. References or advance payment may be requested of anyone ordering for the first time. All sold items remain the property of John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller until paid for in full. Postage is extra and will be via UPS or USPS unless otherwise requested.

PayPal is the prefered payment method but Visa, MasterCard, and American Express are also gladly accepted: if paying by credit card please be sure to read and understand the descriptions of the books you are ordering, as substantial charges can be assessed on returns for which the buyer is responsible. Please also note that under standard terms of business, title does not pass to the purchaser until the purchase price has been paid in full.

ILAB dealers only may deduct their reciprocal discount, provided the account is paid in full within 30 days; thereafter the price is net.