[Works] Songs of Innocence 1789, Songs of Experience 1794, The Book of Thel 1789, Visions of the Daughters of Albion 1793, America, A Prophecy 1793, Europe, A Prophecy 1794, The First Book of Urizen 1794, The Song of Los 1794. Reproduced in Facsimile From Original Editions.
London: Pearson, 1876. Large folio, 142 facsimile pages in various colors, mainly red or sepia shades, with America and Europe in blue-green shades. First and only edition, scarce, as limited to 100 copies. This copy in excellent condition, rebound in quarter red morocco over reddish marbled boards with raised bands and gilt decoration and title to spine. Just a touch of wear to edges of boards. An early attempt to reproduce the illuminated books for a general audience, before the colored facsimiles by Muir came out a decade or so later.Bentley, Blake Books, 368.
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