Clairvaux: Trianon Press, 1969. Facsimile. Folio, 17 colour plates, 9 pp. of commentary plus extra material: 23 additional proof sheets, 22 progressive plates, original stencil and guide sheet. Full brown morocco over boards with slipcase. Fine. Item #33
This fasimile was made from copies held by Mrs Landon Thorne and Lord Cunliffe. The edition consists of 526 copies: 480 regular copies, 20 de luxe copies (of which this is inscribed “special publisher’s copy”), and 26 lettered copies reserved for Mrs Landon Thorne, Lord Cunliffe, the Trustees of the William Blake Trust and the Publishers. Bentley, Blake Books, 34. Printed on Arches pure rag paper made to match the paper used by Blake and each page is watermarked with Blake's monogram. The frontispiece “The Ancient of Days” is one of Blake’s most famous images.