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BLAKE, William.

Rare books by William Blake, including first editions, signed first editions, copies in fine bindings, and handsome sets of the collected works including The Prophetic Writings, and Poetical Sketches.

William Blake (28 November 1757 – 12 August 1827) was a poet, painter and print maker, whose work was largely unnoticed in his lifetime, until Alexander Gilchrist began work on a biography in the 1860s, Life of William Blake, rapidly transforming Blake’s reputation, particularly with the Pre-Raphaelites. 

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  1. The Famous Collection of Works by William Blake, the property of the late Graham Robertson, on Friday, July 22, 1949.
    Two copies, one in wrappers and one in boards, of the sales catalogue for perhaps the greatest sale of William Blake material since the Linnell sale of 1918. These copies come from the library (the wrappers copy signed by him on the front wrapper, the boards copy unmarked but from the same provenance) of Patrick Macleod,... Learn More
    £100

    Stock Code: 105686

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