Edited by Geoffrey Keynes.London : 1925 Stock Code: 136956
NotesLimited edition, number LXXV of 75 copies printed on India paper and specially bound in one volume, from a total edition of 1,575 copies. This groundbreaking work provided, for the first time, "a careful and accurate transcription of Blake's poetry" (Whitson and Whittaker, p. 38). "The significance of the Keynes edition cannot be underestimated" (ibid.). It remained the standard text until the Erdman edition 40 years later.
Quarto. Original brown full morocco by Best & Co., title to spine in gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed.
Photogravure frontispiece, 59 collotype plates.
Leather bookplate of Haven O'More to front pastedown. Edges slight rubbed, a few pages creased, rear free endpaper adhering to pastedown; a very good copy.
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