Lot 381: Blake (William, illustrator and William Hayley)

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Lot 381: Blake (William, illustrator and William Hayley). Ballads, Chichester: J. Seagrave for Richard Phillips, 1805, half-title, five engraved plates by William Blake, some dust-soiling and occasional minor marks, ownership inscription to half title, ownership inscription to title (partly erased), contemporary calf, upper board lacking, lower board detached, 8vo. These Ballads were originally intended to have been issued separately in fifteen quarto parts with numerous illustrations by Blake, and for the benefit of the artist. Four parts were issued in 1802, but the series did not meet with success and was then discontinued. Later it was arranged to issue them in the present form, again for Blake's benefit" (Keynes 74). Bentley 465. (1) Dominic Winter's Printed Books, Maps & Ephemera Auction June 2015 Wednesday, 10th June 2015 Estimate: £500-800
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