8vo. London: Dent, 1927. 8vo, 183 pp, with a frontispiece and 7 plates. Very good in original green cloth. 3 British Museum colored postcards of Blake designs ( Glad Day, Visions of the Daughters of Albion, and a bust of Blake's head) have been tipped onto the inside covers and reverse of the frontispiece, plus a cutting from The Times on 6 watercolor drawings acquired by the British Museum in 1954. There are also three short page references written on a free rear endpaper. First edition. Bentley, BB, 2421: “a well-meant account.”. (Inventory #: 108992)
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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