September 23, 2021 10:00 EST

Books and Manuscripts

 
  Lot 35
 

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[Children's & Illustrated] [Blake, William] Blair, Robert
The Grave, A Poem

London: T. Bensley for R.H. Cromek, 1808. First quarto edition. 4to. (xii), xiii-xiv, 36, (4) pp. Illustrated with an engraved portrait of William Blake by L. Schiavonetti after T. Phillips, one etched title-page and 11 plates by L. Schiavonetti after Blake. Three-quarter red morocco, stamped in gilt, over brown marbled paper-covered boards; all edges gilt; marbled endpapers; by Zaehnsdorf; foxing to prelims; light foxing to plates; repair in fore-edge of pp. 13/14; with the armorial book-plate of George Charles Bright, M.D. on rear paste-down. Bentley and Nurmi 350B

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London: T. Bensley for R.H. Cromek, 1808. First quarto edition. 4to. (xii), xiii-xiv, 36, (4) pp. Illustrated with an engraved portrait of William Blake by L. Schiavonetti after T. Phillips, one etched title-page and 11 plates by L. Schiavonetti after Blake. Three-quarter red morocco, stamped in gilt, over brown marbled paper-covered boards; all edges gilt; marbled endpapers; by Zaehnsdorf; foxing to prelims; light foxing to plates; repair in fore-edge of pp. 13/14; with the armorial book-plate of George Charles Bright, M.D. on rear paste-down. Bentley and Nurmi 350B

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