The gates of paradise
[Boissia, Clairvaux, Jura, France] :
Trianon Press for the William Blake Trust, London,
|Physical Description:||3 v. : ill. ; 15-22 cm|
|General note:||"726 copies printed ... 700 copies numbered 1-700, of which 50 have additional material and are in a special binding. 26 copies numbered A to Z, reserved for those who have made the publication of the book possible, the trustees of the William Blake Trust and the publishers"- vol.1, p. [iii]. This is no. 520.|
"List of Blake's emblem drawings in the Notebook": vol.1, p. 41-46; "Census of copies": vol.1, p. 47-.
Held in a slip-case.
Vol.2 is a facsim. of the original engravings with t.p. imprint "1793. Published by W. Blake ... and J. Johnson ..."; vol.3 is a facsim. of a revised edition published ca. 1818 with a new, undated t.p. and 3 additional plates.
|Immediate source of acquisition note:|
Bequest; Keynes, W.M 29.09.2009.
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