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Lot 22
William Blake (British, 1757-1827) The Wood Engravings of William Blake for Thornton's Virgil 1821 The complete set of 17 wood engravings, a later edition produced in 1977 by the British Museum, numbered 19 in ink out of 135 on the interior of the box and in the Introduction booklet, (the total edition was 150 but 15 were not for sale), each print on Japanese Hosho paper and inserted loose into a card folder printed with text relating to each image, together with a Prospectus booklet, printed by Iain Bain and David Chambers at the British Museum, published by British Museum Publications Ltd, London, within a brown cloth-covered folding box, 120 x 150mm (4 3/4 x 5 7/8in)(each sheet); 305 x 198mm (12 x 7 7/8in)(Box)
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William Blake (British, 1757-1827)
The Wood Engravings of William Blake for Thornton's Virgil 1821
The complete set of 17 wood engravings, a later edition produced in 1977 by the British Museum, numbered 19 in ink out of 135 on the interior of the box and in the Introduction booklet, (the total edition was 150 but 15 were not for sale), each print on Japanese Hosho paper and inserted loose into a card folder printed with text relating to each image, together with a Prospectus booklet, printed by Iain Bain and David Chambers at the British Museum, published by British Museum Publications Ltd, London, within a brown cloth-covered folding box, 120 x 150mm (4 3/4 x 5 7/8in)(each sheet); 305 x 198mm (12 x 7 7/8in)(Box)
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