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Blake, William (1757-1827) Six Books and One Portfolio.

Auction:
2621B
Lot:
223
Sold for:
$360$300

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2621B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2012 11:00AM

Description:

Blake, William (1757-1827) Six Books and One Portfolio. Gilchrist's Life of Blake, London, 1863, in two volumes, morocco spines and buckram boards; Songs of Innocence, full-color facsimile, London, 1954, in sheepskin spine, brown paper boards, housed in matching slipcase, one of 1600 on Arches paper; Catalogue of William Blake's Drawings and Paintings in the Huntington Library, San Marino, 1963; Sinderen's Blake, the Mystic Genius, Syracuse, 1949, in publisher's white cloth spine with water color decorated boards, housed in publisher's slipcase, full-color illustrations, one of 1100 copies; the portfolio, Illustrations to Young Night Thoughts Done in Water-Colour by William Blake, Cambridge, for the Fogg Art Museum, 1927, one of 500 copies, with five full-color and twenty-five plain plates, in publisher's blue folder with ties; and Notes for a Catalogue of the Blake Library, Cambridge, 1960, in gray textured limp paper.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

William Blake, London, Morocco, Huntington Library, Syracuse, Cambridge, Fogg Art Museum, Blake Library, Blake, Prophets

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