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Blake, William, 1757–1827
Illustrations of the book of Job by William Blake; being all the water-colour designs, pencil drawings and engravings reproduced in facsimile; with an introduction by Laurence Binyon ... and Geoffrey Keynes.
New York, The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1935.
Physical Description:
5 p.l., 3-61 p. illus., 110 pl. (part col.) 41 cm.
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Folio A N 104
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
In box, as issued.
Issued in 6 parts (fascicles) in stiff paper covers, with mounted title labels.
"The number of designs in the water-colour sets is twenty-one; there are twenty-four pencil sketches, but two of these are first studies and one was not used. The number of engraved plates ... is twenty-two, a title-page with a design of seven angels being added to this series."--p. 13.
Printed in Great Britain.
Subject Terms:
Bible. O.T. Job -- Illustrations.
Tinker, Chauncey Brewster, 1876-1963 -- Provenance.
Yale University. Arts of the Book Collection -- Bookplate.
Binyon, Laurence, 1869-1943.
Keynes, Geoffrey, 1887-1982.

  • fasc. no. I. Introduction: The history of the designs, by G. Keynes. The interpretation, by G. Keynes. The variations in the designs, by L. Binyon and G. Keynes. The place of the New Zealand set, by L. Binyon. The water-colours, the pencil drawings, and the engravings, by G. Keynes. Reproductions of the engravings, a list by G. Keynes. The stage version, by G. Keynes.--fasc. no. II. The Butts set of water-colours in the Pierpont Morgan library.--fasc. no. III. The Linnell set of water-colours in the possession of Mr. Grenville L. Winthrop and others.--fasc. no. IV. The pencil drawings in the possession of Mr. T.H. Riches.--fasc. no. V. The New Zealand set of water-colours in the possession of Mr. Philip Hofer.--fasc. no. VI. The engravings from the proof impressions of the prints.

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