Large 8vo. London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1949. Large 8vo, xiii, 208 pp, with 5 figures, 8 electrotypes and 48 collotype . Very good in original green cloth and a slightly worn dust-jacket. A second edition greatly revised and enlarged, came out in 1971. Contents include: Preface; I. William and Robert; II. Blake's Notebook; III. 'Poetical Sketches'; IV. The Engraver's Apprentice; V. Engravers Called Blake; VI. Blake's Illustrations to Young's Night Thoughts; VII. Blake and the Wedgwoods; VIII 'A Descriptive Catalogue'; IX. William Blake with Charles Lamb and his Circle; X. Blake's Copper-plates; XI. New Lines from 'Jerusalem'; XII. The History of the 'Job' Designs; XIII. The Blake-Linnell Documents; XIV. Blake's Job on the Stage; XV. Thornton's 'Virgil'; XVI. 'The Pilgrim's Progress'; XVII. 'Remember Me!'; Bibliography of Writings by Geoffrey Keynes on Blake; Index. Bentley Blake Books, 2010 A. (Inventory #: 108980)
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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