The Book of Los. William Blake.
The Book of Los
The Book of Los

The Book of Los

Clairvaux: Trianon Press, 1976. Facsimile. Quarto : 2pp blank, 5 colour plates, 77pp commentary, 1p colophon. Quarter brown morocco, marbled paper boards, slipcase.

Quarter leather slightly marked, otherwise fine. Near fine. Item #2000

Number 28 of an edition of 538 copies, printed on Arches pure rag paper made to match the paper used by Blake. Thirty-two copies were bound in full morocco and showed progressive states of the collotype and hand stencil process, 480 copies were bound in quarter morocco with hand marbled paper sides, 26 were lettered and reserved for the Trustees of the Blake Trust and the Publishers. From the colophon: "The plates were reproduced in Paris in the workshops of Trianon Press (France) by the collotype and hand-stencil process. The editorial matter was printed by the Imprimerie Darantiere, Dijon, the binding was by Reliural, Paris and the hand-made slip-case by Armbruster, Paris." The companion volume to the Book of Ahania. One copy of The Book of Los is known and has been held by the British Museum since 1866, first in the Library, and since 1953 in the Department of Prints and Drawings. Commentary by Keynes; Bentley, Blake Books, supplement p. 62.

Price: $275.00

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