4to. London: Christie's, 21st Mar 1989. 4to, 57pp, with 57 black and white illustrations. Mint in illustrated wrappers with 4 further illustrations laid in. Bentley, BBS, p.306: “...the estimate was £450,000 at which price it was bought in. Note that nothing is recorded of its history from 18640-1989 including the name of the vendor. All the Blake drawings are reproduced.” (Inventory #: 108945)
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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