Sale 588 Lot 47

BLAKE, William, illustrator. BLAIR, Robert (1699-1746). The Grave, A Poem. London: R. Ackerman, 1813.

4to (348 x 277 mm). Etched portrait of Blake by L. Schiavonetti after T. Phillips, etched title-page, and 11 plates by Schiavonetti after Blake; text watermarked "Edmeades & Pine 1802" and "Edmeades & Co 1811." (Last plate disbound with margins frayed, some light browning or spotting.) Contemporary red roan-backed boards (worn). Second quarto edition, including Fuseli's introduction, which describes a profound appreciation for Blake's designs.

Estimate $300-500

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