PROPHETIC WRITINGS OF WILLIAM BLAKE, Sloss, Wallis 1st/1st 1926, 2 Vols PLATES
THE PROPHETIC WRITINGS OF WILLIAM BLAKE, Edited by D.J. Sloss and J.P.R. Wallis ~ First Edition / First Printing, 1926 ~ Two Volumes, Illustrated with Plates
Publisher: At the Clarendon Press, Oxford (1926)
Scarce two-volume first edition set of the "The Prophetic Writings of William Blake" from 1926. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration. With black and white frontispiece illustrations. The two volumes are in overall excellent condition. For both volumes, the boards and bindings are solid and tight with very little shelf-wear. The pages and illustrations are crisp and clean save for library stamps on the first blank page and bottom of title page. Previous owner's bookplate on the second blank page of volume one. (These volumes were part of the Garfield and Helen W. Tourney William Blake Collection of Quincy University, in Quincy, Illinois.) Chip and tear on the fore-edge of the second table of contents page for volume two. Please note: FOR BOTH VOLUMES, MOST OF THE PAGES REMAIN UNCUT — please see pictures. Volume 1: 649, illustrated plates. Volume II: 361 pages, illustrated plates.