Oblong folio. London: Trianon Press, 1978. Oblong folio, bound in original gray cloth, with quarter brown morocco and gilt titles. In a gray cloth covered slipcase. With full size facsimiles of the 7 engravings, plus 2 of early states, and 8 of early designs and water colors, plus Keynes's 8 page commentary. As new. Limited to 376 copies. The first accurate reproduction of Blake’s seven engravings for the Divine Comedy, first published in 1838. This new edition has an introduction and commentary by Geoffrey Keynes; three facsimiles of early states, and monochrome reproductions of Blake’s watercolor designs for the plates. Bentley, BBS, 208. (Inventory #: 108865)
Books and manuscripts in all fields, especially medieval illuminated and text manuscripts; material on California, Hawaii, and Pacific voyages; illustrated books and fine bindings from the 15th through the 20th century; children's books from 1750 to 1950; and fine press printing. William Blake, Mary Wollstonecraft, and Thomas Frognall Dibdin are special interests.
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