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Illustrations of the Book of Job... ; Colour versions of William Blake's Book of Job designs from the circle of John Linnell. The Engravings and related material with Essays, Catalogue of States and printings, Commentary on the Plates and Documentary Record by David Bindman, Barbara Bryant, Robert Essick, Geoffrey Keynes and Bo Lindberg.
London: The William Blake Trust, 1987. Folio, two large slipcases, the first housing the text volume, and a portfolio of plates, including all 21 plates in several states, 21 fascicules, and the plate-by-plate commentary; the second slipcase houses The Colour Versions of the Book of Job... , the text volume,... more

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Illuminated Ornaments selected from the Manuscripts and early printed books from the sixth to the seventeenth centuries.
London: William Pickering (printed by Charles Whittingham), 1833. Imperial 4to on largest paper (38 x 27.5 cms.), lithographed titlepage heightened with hand coloring, printed titlepage, 18 pp. of text; 40 leaves of descriptions between 59 magnificent etched or lithographed plates heightened with printed and hand-coloring, 4 of the early plates... more

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Going Down Singing. A Poem in Nine Parts by Robert Bringhurst with ten burnished aquatints by Joseph Goldyne.
Camden ME: Two Ponds Press, 2017. Slim folio, [26] ff. including ten full-page prints. Printed in red, black, and grey. Quarter blue morocco lettered in silver and gold, moire silk board, lined and padded silk box, new. Limited to 50 copies for sale, signed by the author and by the... more

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An Alphabetical Accumulation.
Vancouver: Heavenly Monkey Press, 2017. 4 1/2 x 6. Title + 26 leaves+colophon, all printed (black) & calligraphed (red) on rectos only. Bound by Claudia Cohen in a non-adhesive limp vellum, gold-tooled at the edges, title calligraphed in red on the spine. The pastedowns are taken from old vellum manuscripts.... more

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Through the Troposcope: A Travers Le Troposcope. Deluxe Edition.
London and Paris: The Trianon Press, 1966. Folio, 13.25 x 10.25 inches. 44 leaves in a vellum covered folder, loosely inserted into a blue morocco binding with marbled endpapers, and gilt stamped spine. An additional set of 9 collotype proofs, 18 progressive color state plates, and an original guide-sheet and... more

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The Life of George Romney.
Chichester: W. Mason, 1809. 4to, (8), (7), 416pp. With portrait frontispiece (imprint trimmed at foot) and 11 engraved plates, including one by William Blake. Old half calf, marbled boards, joints rubbed but sound, top of backstrip chipped away, black label lettered in gilt. First edition. Blake’s plate of the shipwreck... more

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Fables. With a life of the Author and embellished with 70 Plates.
London: John Stockdale, 1793. 2 vols. in one, royal 8vo, xi, 225; vii, 187,(1, advertisement) pp. Engraved title to each part, frontispiece to vol. I, and 70 plates including 12 by Blake. Old calf rebacked, lower cover rehinged, scuffed and untidy, internally very good without the usual browning and offsetting.... more

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There Is No Natural Religion. By Wm. Blake. Facsimilied at Edmonton Anno 1886 by Wm. Muir, E. Druitt, H.T. Muir, and J.T. Watts.
Edmonton: William Muir, 1886. 4to, [25] leaves including the preliminary and final blank. Original wrappers, upper cover lettered in manuscript (by Muir?) and signed and numbered by Muir. Copy #50 of 50 copies, signed by Muir. Includes “ All Religions are One”, and Muir's own version of the missing plate... more

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A Father’s Memoirs of his Child.
London: printed for Longman by T. Bensley, 1806. 8vo, iv, xlviii, 172 pp. With a frontispiece by Blake engraved by Cromek, and three plates (one folding). Original (remainder?) binding of pebbled dark green cloth, red label lettered in gilt. A little worn, upper joint neatly repaired, slight marginal soiling within.... more

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Auguries of Innocence. Together with the Rearrangement by Dr. John Sampson and a Comment by Geoffrey Keynes Kt.
Burford: Cygnet Press, 1975. Slim 8vo, 18, (1, colophon) pp. Original orange printed wrappers, as new. Limited to 375 copies, this copy is number 129: inscribed by Geoffrey Keynes to Arnold Fawcus. Bentley, Blake Books Supplement, p.148. Auguries of Innocence is a poem from one of William Blake's notebooks now... more

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The Botanic Garden. [with] The Botanic Garden. Part II… The Third Edition.
London: Johnson, 1791. 2 vols. in one, 4to, xii, 214; 126, (2); (4), ix, 197pp. With a frontispiece to each part, and 18 plates. Original boards, paper backstrips (mostly lost but a fragment of the printed label present on vol. 1); completely untrimmed as issued, with the adverts, directions to... more

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The Firm of Girdlestone - A Romance of the Unromantic.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1890. Small 8vo, viii, 399pp. Polished red calf extra, gilt-panelled backstrip, all edges gilt, original cloth upper cover bound in. A fine binding by Bayntun, in fine condition. First edition, presentation copy inscribed by Conan Doyle on the title-page: “With the author’s compliments and thanks”. A... more

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“The Death of The Good Old Man”: in The Grave.
London: Cadell and Davies, 1808. Single plate, etching on wove unwatermarked paper, recently cleaned. From the first 4to edition, this is one of the best known plates in the series. Bentley, Blake Books, 435 A. ... more

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“The Soul hovering over the Body reluctantly parting with Life”: in The Grave.
London: Cadell and Davies, 1808. Single plate, etching on wove unwatermarked paper, recently cleaned. From the first 4to edition. Bentley, Blake Books, 435 A. ... more

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“The Soul exploring the recesses of the Grave”: in The Grave.
London: Cadell and Davies, 1808. Single plate, etching on wove unwatermarked paper, recently cleaned. From the first 4to edition. Bentley, Blake Books, 435 A. ... more

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“The Meeting of a Family in Heaven”: in The Grave.
London: Cadell and Davies, 1808. Single plate, etching on wove unwatermarked paper, recently cleaned. From the first 4to edition. Bentley, Blake Books, 435 A. ... more

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“The Reunion of the Soul and Body”: in The Grave.
London: Cadell and Davies, 1808. Single plate, etching on wove unwatermarked paper, recently cleaned. From the first 4to edition. Bentley, Blake Books, 435 A. ... more

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“The Death of the Strong Wicked Man”: in The Grave.
London: Cadell and Davies, 1808. Single plate, etching on wove unwatermarked paper, recently cleaned. From the first 4to edition, this is one of the best known plates in the series. Bentley, Blake Books, 435 A. ... more

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“The Counseller, King, Warrior, Mother & Child, in the tomb”: in The Grave.
London: Cadell and Davies, 1808. Single plate, etching on wove unwatermarked paper, recently cleaned. From the first 4to edition. Bentley, Blake Books, 435 A. ... more

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“The Grave, a Poem”: title-page to The Grave.
London: Cromek, 1808. Single plate, etching on wove unwatermarked paper, recently cleaned. From the first 4to edition, this is one of the most famous plates in the series. Bentley, Blake Books, 435 A. ... more

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“Death’s Door”: in The Grave.
London: Cadell and Davis [sic], 1808. Single plate, etching on wove unwatermarked paper, recently cleaned. From the first 4to edition, this is one of the most powerful plates in the series. Bentley, Blake Books, 435 B. ... more

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“Christ descending into the Grave”: in The Grave.
London: Cadell and Davies, 1808. Single plate, etching on wove unwatermarked paper, recently cleaned. From the first 4to edition. Bentley, Blake Books, 435 A. ... more

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“The Descent of Man into the Vale of Death”: in The Grave.
London: Cadell and Davies, 1808. Single plate, etching on wove unwatermarked paper, recently cleaned. From the first 4to edition. Bentley, Blake Books, 435 A. ... more

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Water-Colour Designs For The Poems Of Thomas Gray. A Facsimile with Introduction and Commentary by Sir Geoffrey Keynes.
London: Trianon Press, 1972. 2 volumes, huge 4to, 116 color facsimile leaves, additional proof sheets, progressive plates, original stencils, etc., all in two portfolios, one a full brown morocco folding box, the other a quarter brown morocco box, all within a quarter brown morocco box. Fine. #3 of 36 de... more

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Life of William Blake. With Selections from his Poems and Other Writings. A New and Enlarged Edition illustrated from Blake’s own Works. With additional Letters and a Memoir of the Author.
London: Macmillan, 1880. 2 vols., 8vo, xvii, 431; ix, 383 pp., with a portrait frontispiece in each volume and numerous illustrations. Original blue cloth with elaborate gilt-stamped designs. A very good copy of this attractive binding with the binder’s ticket “Bound by Burn & Co” at the back. Second and... more

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