The Song of Los. William Blake.

The Song of Los

Clairvaux: Trianon Press, 1975. Facsimile. Quarto, 8 plates, 8 pp. commentary by Keynes with another plate, and 22 additional progressive proof plates, and with a metal pochoir stencil mounted at the end. Full brown morocco, a fine copy in slipcase. Fine. Item #29

Special publisher's de luxe copy. Copy B of 26 lettered de luxe copies with the extra plates showing the progressive stages of the collotype and hand-stencil process. The total edition also inlcuded thirty two deluxe copies bound in full morocco each containing a set of plates showing the progressive stages, and 400 copies bound in quarter morocco with hand marbled paper sides. "In the last plate Los is seen with his blacksmith's hammer kneeling on a fiery cloud, contemplating the launching of his crimson sun of poetry into space" (from Keyne's commentary, plate 11). One of Blake's more confusing prophetic books.

Price: $2,300.00

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