£20.00

Publisher

Shambala in association with Random House, New York.

Place

Boulder, Colorado

Date

1978

Synopsis

Edited and with a commentary by kay parkhurst easson and roger r. easson. (the sacred art of the world).

Item Description

FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 6.5 x 9.5 inches. 178 + [1] pp. Bound in original quarter black cloth over grey, gilt, with block of William Blake initials on front board, in price clipped pictorial dust wrapper with light edge wear and slightly sunned spine. Minor wear to extremities and stain at top edge of front endpapers; otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated by 45 colour plates at beginning and by 6 black and white additional plates at end. Decorated by facsimile initials of William Blake on title page. Part One of the book prints the forty five plates of William Blake to illustrate his 1804 autobiographical poem, Milton, reprinted in Part Two. Part Three is the commentary by the editors, Kay Parkhurst and Roger Easson, associate professors at Memphis State University and directors of The Center for the Study of William Blake. The work was published by Thames and Hudson in England the following year.

[Stock No. 26991]

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