The Book of Ahania.Clairvaux, by the Trianon Press for The William Blake Trust, 1973 Stock Code: 115043
NotesFirst edition thus, copy XXIX of 32 deluxe copies in full morocco, each containing an original guide-sheet, stencil and copperplate, and a set of plates showing the progressive stages of the collotype and hand-stencil process, from a total edition of 808 copies on Arches pure rag paper made to match that bused by Blake. The heroine of one of Blake's prophetic books, Ahania is Urizen's "Shadowy Feminine Semblance."
Quarto. Original black full morocco, titles to spine gilt, blue marbled sides. Housed in the publisher's marbled slipcase.
Colour frontispiece, illustrated title page, and 5 plates.
Some faint scratches to covers, otherwise a fine copy.
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