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(BLAKE, William.) KEYNES, Sir Geoffrey.

Laocoon. A Last Testament.

With Related Works: On Homers' Poetry and On Virgil, The Ghost of Abel.

Clairvaux, Published by the Trianon Press, for the William Blake Trust, London, 1976 Stock Code: 115020
£875.00

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Notes

First edition, number 11 of 380 copies thus, this copy inscribed on the limitation leaf by the publisher Arnold Fawcus, "For Raymond: Geoffrey's most recent and exciting contribution to Blake scholarship, warmest regards, Arnold", from a total edition of 438 copies. This Trianon production constitutes a finely illustrated disquisition by Keynes on Blake's artistic and philosophical obsession with the classical Laocoon sculpture.

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Quarto. Original brown quarter morrocco, grey cloth sides, titles gilt to spine.

Illustrations

Monochrome collotype plates.

Condition

Fine.

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