William Blake's watercolour inventions in illustration of The grave by Robert Blair / edited with essays and commentary by Martin Butlin and an essay on the poem by Morton D. Paley.

By: Blake, William, 1757-1827
Contributor(s): Butlin, Martin | Paley, Morton D | William Blake Trust
Publisher: Lavenham, Suffolk : The William Blake Trust, 2009.Description: 95 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 39 cm. + 1 portfolio ([19] leaves of plates : all col. ill. ; 35 cm.).Other title: William Blake watercolour inventions in illustration Blair's The grave [Cover title] | Blake's watercolour inventions in illustration of Blair's The grave | 19 watercolour inventions in illustration of Blair's The grave | GraveContained works: Blair, Robert, 1699-1746. GraveSubject(s): Blake, William, 1757-1827 | Blair, Robert, 1699-1746. Grave -- IllustrationsOther classification: 769.924
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Prints and Drawings Shelves NNN.3.14 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available PD10001048

"186 copies of this book have been printed for sale: of which 36 copies, numbered i-xxxvi, are quarter-bound in calf to accompany a replica of the original portfolio containing the 19 now dispersed 'Designs for Blair's Grave' reproduced in facsimile and mounted as the originals. Copies numbered 1-150 are for sale alone"--Colophon.