Europe a Prophecy. William Blake.

Europe a Prophecy

London: Trianon Press, 1969. Folio, 17 colour plates, 9 pp. of commentary plus extra material. Full brown morocco over boards with slipcase. Fine. Item #33

One of the rarest de luxe editions. Limited to 20 de luxe copies this is inscribed “special publisher’s copy”. With additional proof sheets, progressive plates, original stencil, etc. Bentley, Blake Books, 34. The frontispiece (“The Ancient of Days”) is surely Blake’s most famous single image. “Europe [Lambeth 1794] is a sequel to and sometimes bound up with America. The other two continents appear in The Song of Los... 12 copies are known.” (Damon, Blake Dictionary).

Price: $4,275.00

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