America - a Prophecy.
London: Trianon Press, 1963. Folio, 18 color facsimile leaves, 8 pages commentary. Quarter blue morocco, backstrip a little faded, otherwise fine. Limited to 480 copies, this being copy 27. Bentley, Blake Books, A9. America was the first of Blakes books to name a place [Lambeth] in the imprint... which was an act of defiant courage... for the first time he designated one of his books as a prophecy... he concentrated particularly on the dramatic events in Boston... Blake continued his tale in Europe and then to make the cycle of continents complete he wrote Africa and Asiagiving a general title of all four: The Song of Los. (Damon, Blake Dictionary).
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