8vo. Oxford: OUP, 1957. 8vo, xx, 143 pp., 77 illustrations. Original blue cloth, with printed dust jacket with some chipping, inscribed in ink at front endpaper with Piers Gascoigne 1988. Fine. First edition. Bentley, Blake Books, 1448: “These suggestive attempts to apply modern psychological distinctions to Blake’s art are most effective in the first chapter. The 77 plates include all of For the Sexes: The Gates of Paradise.” (Inventory #: 107965)
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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