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  • Author: Essick, Robert N.

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William Blake: Designs for Blair's Grave. Sotheby's Illustrated Exhibition and Auction Catalogue.
London: Sotheby's, 2006. 4to, 84 pp with full descriptions and colored illustrations of the 20 lots. As new in red paper covered glazed boards, replicating the leather portfolio in which the designs were found. A highly controversial sale breaking up the complete (but for one at Yale) set after they... more

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William Blake Book Illustrator: Volume I.
Normal, Illinois: The American Blake Foundation, 1972. 4to, xv, 55 pp, with XI plates comprising 63 pages of monochrome illustrations of engravings at various states. Good in original illustrated wrappers, with a pale brown water or tea stain ( 8 x a max of 3 cm in size), to top... more

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The Separate Plates of William Blake. A Catalogue.
Princeton University Press, 1983. Large 4to, xxviii, 302 pp. With 114 illustrations of which 9 are in color. Original cloth, somewhat worn dust-jacket, very good copy. The definitive work, expanding and correcting Keynes. Bentley, Blake Books Supplement, page 301: “a magisterial work.” ... more

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The Altering Eye. Blake’s Vision in the Tiriel Designs.
London: OUP, 1973. 8vo, pp.50-59. With 6 illustrations. Original gray wrappers, stapled. Offprint from William Blake: Essays in Honour of Geoffrey Keynes. Edited by Morton Paley and Michael Phillips. Bentley, Blake Books Supplement, p. 598. ... more

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William Blake at The Huntington. An Introduction to the William Blake Collection...
New York: Abrams, 1994. 4to, 159pp. Illustrated with 64 color plates. Original wrappers, gift inscription in pencil on half-title; fine. Perfect copy of this essential guide to one of the greatest Blake collections in the USA. ... more

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William Blake at The Huntington. An Introduction to the William Blake Collection...
New York: Abrams, 1994. 4to, 159pp, with 64 color plates. Fine in original color-illustrated wrappers. Perfect copy of this essential guide to one of the greatest Blake collections in the USA. ... more

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William Blake's Commercial Book Illustrations. A Catalogue and Study of the Plates Engraved After Other Artists.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1991. 4to (xviii), 138 pp, with 295 black and white illustrations. Very good in original cloth and illustrated dust-jacket. Of the utmost importance for the study of Blake’s commercial work. Bentley, BBS, 310. ... more

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The Separate Plates of William Blake. A Catalogue.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1983. Large 4to, xxviii, 302 pp, with 114 illustrations, and 9 color plates. Near fine in original cloth, dust-jacket. Bentley, BBS, 301: “a magisterial work”. ... more

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William Blake and his Contemporaries and Followers.
San Marino: Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, 1987. Oblong royal 8vo, 75pp.Numerous black and white illustrations. Near Fine in color illustrated wrappers. 64 exhibits from R. N Essick's personal collection fully described and interpreted by him. Bentley, Blake Books Supplement 304. ... more

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William Blake. Images and Texts.
San Marino: Huntington Library, 1997. 8vo, viii, 183 pp with 18 color plates and 30 black and white illustrations. As new in original illustrated wrappers. First edition of this important collection of essays by Viscomi, Mellor, Bindman, Rajan, Eaves, and Mitchell, with an introduction by Essick. The Huntington Library’s copy... more

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The Separate Plates of William Blake. A Catalogue.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1983. Large 4to, xxviii, 302 pp, with 114 illustrations, and 9 color plates. Near fine in original cloth, dust-jacket. Bentley, BBS, 301: “a magisterial work”. ... more

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The Printings of Blake's Designs for Blair's "Grave".
London: The Collector Ltd., 1975. 8vo, 17 pp, plus 5 tipped-in black and white plates. Inscribed by Essick to Roger and Kay Easson. Very good in wrappers. Offprint from The Book Collector vol. 24, no. 4. The text is the definitive proof that the 1813 small folio printing of The... more

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Robert Blair's The Grave, Illustrated by William Blake: A Study with Facsimile.
London: Scolar Press, 1982. Large Folio, x, 243pp.With facsimile of original edition with text and Schiavonetti's 12 engravings, plus 29 plates of Blake's original designs. Near Fine in original black cloth and dust-jacket. First Edition, Bentley, Blake Books Supplement 172. ... more

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William Blake's Relief Inventions.
Los Angeles: The Press of the Pegacycle Lady, 1978. Folio, (34) pp, with a frontispiece and 8 illustrations. As new in original gray cloth and quarter velin, with printed title on front cover. Limited to 365 copies. Limited to 365 copies. Bentley, BBS, p.466: “A short, technical, illuminating essay... a... more

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The Altering Eye. Blake's Vision In the Tiriel Designs.
London: Oxford University Press, 1973. 8vo, pp.50-59. With 6 illustrations. Original gray wrappers, stapled, with original paper label affixed to top cover. Offprint from William Blake: Essays in Honour of Geoffrey Keynes. Edited by Morton Paley and Michael Phillips. Bentley, BBS, p.598. Bentley, BBS, 598. ... more

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William Blake and his Contemporaries and Followers.
Huntington: 1987. Oblong royal 8vo, 75pp. Illus. Original printed wrappers. Selections from the extraordinary Essick collection. Blake Books Supplement p. 304 (1987 November-1988 February). ... more

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Night Thoughts or the Complaint and the Consolation. Illustrated by William Blake. Text by Edward Young. Illustrated by William Blake. Text by Edward Young. Edited, with an Introduction and Commentary, by Robert N. Essick and Jenijoy LaBelle
New York: Dover, 1975. 4to, xxi (Commentary and bibliography), 95 pp (full text facsimile with illustrations, reduced to 66% actual size). Original illustrated wrappers. As new. An important commentary by two noted scholars. LaBelle was the first female tenured professor at Cal Tech. Bentley, Blake Books A515. ... more

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