Poetical Sketches. By W.B., FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED ON TITLE BY WILLIAM BLAKE ("at Mr. Taylors/Green St. Leicester Fields"), and with completion of the author's name ("lake") after his printed initials, further inscription in a different hand at foot of title "Paulum sepulta distat inertiae/celata virtus" (quotation from Horace's Odes), manuscript corrections on 5 pages (4, 7, 9, 15 and 29), without the final blank (K4, only present in 7 copies recorded by Bentley), some spotting, paperflaw touching letters on G1 and I3, B4 reinserted on stub, unevenly trimmed, blue crushed morocco gilt by Wood [Bentley 128; Keynes 26; Rothschild 413], 8vo, London: Printed in the Year MDCCLXXXIII 
- The consensus of several scholarly oppinions is that the inscriptions on the title are not in the hand of William Blake.
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