The Illustrations of... for Thornton’s Virgil, with the First Eclogue and the Imitation by Ambrose Phillips. The Introduction by Geoffrey Keynes.
by Blake, William.
8vo. London: The Nonesuch Press, 1937. 8vo, 38 pages illustrations in the text, 13 pages of illustrations from Blake’s woodcuts. With a portfolio of 17 electrotype plates. Decorated paper over boards. Very good. Limited to 1000 copies printed at the Curwen Press. Includes 8 proof plates from the first state, and the 16 original pencil drawings, all reproduced here for the first time. Bentley, BB, 510. (Inventory #: 108863)
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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