Sendak and Blake. Illustrating Songs of Innocence.

Sendak and Blake. Illustrating Songs of Innocence.
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New York: Society of Illustrators, 2018. Oblong small folio, [40]pp., illustrated throughout in color with Blake’s originals and Sendak’s interpretations. Illustrated white boards, new. Elaborate sales brochure designed by Dennis M V David, produced to promote the sale of the Sendak original art work by Battledore Ltd., with an excellent essay by Essick on Sendak and his relationship to Blake’s originals, analyzed one by one. 13 Blakes are reproduced from the Library of Congress copy B, and 9 of Sendaks original illustrations as well as 24 preparatory sketches. Justin Schiller has added a postscript regarding his relationship with Sendak in dealing in Blake. (Item Id: 110768)

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