London: The Trianon Press for the William Blake Trust, 1973. First Edition Thus. First printing of this facsimile edition. Quarto. 803 copies printed of which this is # 294 of 750 numbered copies - there were also 32 copies numbered I to XXXII bound in full morocco and 26 lettered copies reserved for the press. Original hand-marbled paper boards with morocco spine, in the publisher's original matching marbled slipcase. Printed in Paris by the collotype and hand-stencil process, with binding by Reliural, Paris, and the handmade slip- case by Adine, Paris. To date, the Trianon Press books remain the finest facsimiles extant of the illuminated books of William Blake. A fine copy in a fine slipcase. Item #313147
¶ Facsimile of the Lessing J. Rosenwald copy - the only complete copy in existance of the title-page and text - along with the frontispiece owned by Sir Geoffrey Keynes which originally belonged to this volume, thus enabling the book as conceived by Blake to be reunited in this facsimile.
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