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Blake, William, 1757-1827.

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About this Item: ReInk Books, 2017. Softcover. Condition: NEW. Reprinted from edition. NO changes have been made to the original text. This is NOT a retyped or an ocr'd reprint. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. As this reprint is from very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes then this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This paperback book is SEWN, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. This print on demand book is printed on high quality acid-free paper. Seller Inventory # 151289693

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S. Foster Damon; William Blake [Illustrator]

Published by United Book Guild (1950)

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About this Item: United Book Guild, 1950. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Hardcover. No dust jacket. Good binding and cover. Ships daily. Seller Inventory # 1710090093

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S Foster Damon, William Blake

Published by United Book Guild, New York (1950)

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About this Item: United Book Guild, New York, 1950. hardcover. Condition: Good. 1st Ed. 4to, 1950 United Book Guild, hardcover, black cover with paste-on illustration, edges rubbed, owner's address stamps on pastedown, endpapers tanned, 21 illustrations. Seller Inventory # 20239

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Published by D. Appleton - Century, New York, New York (1903)

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About this Item: D. Appleton - Century, New York, New York, 1903. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Unpaginated book in good condition with minor edgewear on pages and cover. There is page yellowing and slight staining present. Seller Inventory # 024631

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Blake, William

Published by Methuen, London (1904)

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About this Item: Methuen, London, 1904. Hard Cover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. Binding dull and soiled, spine label tanned and worn. Letter tipped onto the inside of the front cover. Writing in ink on front end paper. Scattered internal foxing. Size: 12mo. Seller Inventory # 599488

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BLAKE William.

Published by Appleton & Co., New-York, 1903. (1903)

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About this Item: Appleton & Co., New-York, 1903., 1903. 105 X 170 mm. relié toile rouge d'éditeur, étiquette de titre en papier au dos, tête dorée. Réimpression réduite en fac-similé de l'éd. de 1826. 21 planches gravées de William Blake. Etiquette de titre lég. passée. Seller Inventory # 17526

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Illustrations of the Book of Job: Invented: Blake, William

Blake, William

Published by D. Appleton & Company, New York (1903)

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About this Item: D. Appleton & Company, New York, 1903. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. "A new edition," 1903. Red cloth hardcover with paper label on the spine, gilt top edge, unpaginated, illustrated, clean unmarked text, Very Good copy, light age-toning to the pages and page-edges, some soiling and wear to the label on the spine, some discoloration to the cloth covers, rubbing and wear to the edges of the covers including some fraying or minor loss, no dust jacket. Seller Inventory # s00024772

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William Blake

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About this Item: 2018. Full Leather Bound. Condition: New. Antique look with Golden Leaf Printing and embossing with round Spine completely handmade binding(extra customization on request like Color Leather, Colored book, special gold leaf printing etc.) Reprinted in 2018 with the help of original edition published long back [1903]. This book is printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure in old look so we brought it back to the shelves. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Lang: - eng, Print on Demand. EXTRA 10 DAYS APART FROM THE NORMAL SHIPPING PERIOD WILL BE REQUIRED. Language: eng. Seller Inventory # SD00002805284

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William Blake.

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About this Item: 2018. Full Leather Bound. Condition: New. Antique look with Golden Leaf Printing and embossing with round Spine completely handmade binding(extra customization on request like Color Leather, Colored book, special gold leaf printing etc.) Reprinted in 2018 with the help of original edition published long back [1903]. This book is printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure in old look so we brought it back to the shelves. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Lang: - eng, Print on Demand. EXTRA 10 DAYS APART FROM THE NORMAL SHIPPING PERIOD WILL BE REQUIRED. Language: eng. Seller Inventory # SD00002805292

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William Blake.

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About this Item: 2018. Full Leather Bound. Condition: New. Antique look with Golden Leaf Printing and embossing with round Spine completely handmade binding(extra customization on request like Color Leather, Colored book, special gold leaf printing etc.) Reprinted in 2018 with the help of original edition published long back [1903]. This book is printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure in old look so we brought it back to the shelves. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Lang: - eng, Print on Demand. EXTRA 10 DAYS APART FROM THE NORMAL SHIPPING PERIOD WILL BE REQUIRED. Language: eng. Seller Inventory # SD00003850321

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by William Blake

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About this Item: 2018. Full Leather Bound. Condition: New. Antique look with Golden Leaf Printing and embossing with round Spine completely handmade binding(extra customization on request like Color Leather, Colored book, special gold leaf printing etc.) Reprinted in 2018 with the help of original edition published long back [1903]. This book is printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure in old look so we brought it back to the shelves. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Lang: - eng, Print on Demand. EXTRA 10 DAYS APART FROM THE NORMAL SHIPPING PERIOD WILL BE REQUIRED. Language: eng. Seller Inventory # SD00004006244

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S. Foster Damon

Published by United Book Guild (2009)

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About this Item: United Book Guild, 2009. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # XH01HWV3AQ

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Illustrations of the Book of Job, in: Blake, William

Blake, William

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About this Item: Trianon Press, Paris. Soft cover. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. Blake, William (illustrator). Undated. Folio. A superb Facsimile Edition of the proof plates for the original edition, produced in a limited edition of an unknown number and offered for sale only in museums and at Blake Trust exhibitions. With twenty-two plates, including the title, loose in wrappers with label from original edition in facsimile to upper cover. All plates, clean, crisp and bright and wrapper with a couple of creases and 3/4" tear to the top of the spine, otherwise all in near fine condition. William Blake's Illustrations of the Book of Job primarily refers to a series of twenty-two engraved prints (published 1826) by Blake illustrating the biblical Book of Job. It also refers to two earlier sets of watercolours by Blake on the same subject (1806 and 1821). The engraved Illustrations are considered to be Blake's greatest masterpieces in the medium of engraving and were also a rare commercial and critical success for him. Seller Inventory # PF1474

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Published by J. M. Dent and G. P. Putnam's Sons, London / New York (1902)

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About this Item: J. M. Dent and G. P. Putnam's Sons, London / New York, 1902. Softcover. Dark green wraps with applied facsimile label. 21 plates covered with tissue guards. There is no text in this volume, simply the high-quality plates. 1000 copies printed. Good- overall. Small bit of top right corner of cover missing; tiny loss to some sheet corners; most tissue guards are loose darkened (not acid-free) and have discolored plate images on facing pages; original patterned tape of spine almost gone; foxing here and there; pages lightly wavy. Seller Inventory # 125817

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Blake, William

Published by G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York (1902)

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About this Item: G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1902. Hardcover. Limited edition. Folio facsimile edition of the original 1826 edition, 1 of 1000 copies, issued by Dent in London & Putnam's in NY. 15 x 10 3/4", 21 full page plates with decorative title page. Interior largely in excellent condition, including the original tissue guards. Slt. dusty on ffep & corner of title page. Original black card wrappers with an illustrated title label, black cloth spine mostly perished, wrappers chipped, with a large corner missing from the back cover. Seller Inventory # 16374

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Illustrations of the Book of Job, in: Blake, William

Blake, William

Published by J. M. Dent & Co.,; G. P. Putnam's Sons, London; New York (1902)

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About this Item: J. M. Dent & Co.,; G. P. Putnam's Sons, London; New York, 1902. Softcover. Condition: fair. Limited edition. 1/1000. Folio. Unpaginated. Original stiff wrappers with facsimile of original title label pasted on front cover. Scarce facsimile reprint of the 21 engraved plates featuring in the original 1826 edition of the Book of Job, illustrated by William Blake. This facsimile edition was limited to 1000 unnumbered copies. Most of the plates are still protected with their original tissue-guards. Some age-wear on wrappers with front cover detached (but present) with closed tears and chipping along edges. Spine partly missing. Endpapers foxed. Minor age-toning along paper margin. Wrappers in overall poor to fair, interior in very good condition. Seller Inventory # 28036

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Blake, William.

Published by J.M. Dent / G. P. Putnam's Sons, London / New York (1902)

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About this Item: J.M. Dent / G. P. Putnam's Sons, London / New York, 1902. Limited edition. Folio (15 x 10.5 inches), wood-grain cloth spine and black card covers with printed paper label, 21 facsimile reproductions of William Blakes engravings. Limited edition (1000 copies) facsimile reproduction of the 1825 original edition. Covers moderately worn, endpapers foxed, plates fine with 20 tissue guards present. Seller Inventory # 21743

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Blake, William

Published by J.M. Dent & Co. and G.P. Putnam's Sons, London (1902)

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About this Item: J.M. Dent & Co. and G.P. Putnam's Sons, London, 1902. Facsimile issued in 1000 copies. Blake, William. Facsimile issued in 1000 copies. Originally Published by the Author, 3, Fountain Court, Strand and Mr. J. Linnell, 6, Cirencester Place, Fitzroy Square March, 1826. 1 vols. Folio. Original printed wrappers with facsimile of original label, top corner with triangular small loss. Very good Originally Published by the Author, 3, Fountain Court, Strand and Mr. J. Linnell, 6, Cirencester Place, Fitzroy Square March, 1826. 1 vols. Folio. Seller Inventory # 221593

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BLAKE, WILLIAM.

Published by London and New York: J.M. Dent/ G.P. PutnamÕs Sons, 1902 (1902)

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About this Item: London and New York: J.M. Dent/ G.P. PutnamÕs Sons, 1902, 1902. Limited edition facsimile of 1000 copies; publisherÕs stiff wrappers with a cloth spine; facsimile label on the upper cover, but including the new publication information. Some wear; small corner of upper wrapper lacking; endpapers heavily foxed; the plates have some offsetting from the tissue guards (mostly present); overall, very good, and uncommon in decent condition. Seller Inventory # 30070

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About this Item: London: Published by the Author, 3, Fountain Court, Strand and Mr. J. Linnell, 6, Cirencester Place, Fitzroy Square, March, 1826. London: 1000 copies issued in Facsimile by J. M. Dent & Co., London, and G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1902. Published at 12/6 net. Folio. engraved title-page and 21 printed plates. Publisher's green paper boards with facsimile of original label mounted on upper board, original brown cloth spine missing portions from head and tail of spine, head of spine bumped, covers marked, eight plates very slightly browned by protective tissue sheets, an excellent set of the Blake plates printed with plate impressions on a superior thick wove paper. We have been selling antiquarian books on Africa, Oceania, archaeology, anthropology, travel and the ancient world for over thirty years. All our books are carefully catalogued and they are in excellent condition unless stated in the description. All shipments are fully insured at our expense. All books are carefully packaged in new packaging material and despatched by registered or recorded mail, or by a courier service; the customer is always able to track their shipment. All sales are accompanied by a VAT invoice. Photographs may be supplied if requested.[ ]. Seller Inventory # B1326

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Blake, William

Published by J.M. Dent & Co.; G.P. Putnam?s Sons, London; New York (1902)

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About this Item: J.M. Dent & Co.; G.P. Putnam?s Sons, London; New York, 1902. Edition : Limited Edition, Full publisher?s paper boards with pasted label. Rebacked in matching paper. Flat spine with label and title. Edges speckled red. , Blake?s Illustrations of the Book of Job is one of his most famous works, considered to be his masterpiece of engraving. It also was a rare commercial and critical success for Blake. Reproduced here in a lovely facsimile, our edition is a rare one of 1000 copies that were issued just at the turn of the 20th century. , Size : Folio (360x262mm), Illustrated with 21 plates and engraved title page depicting various scenes from the Book of Job in Blake?s inimitable style. Very good condition, plates generally clean. Seller Inventory # B4624

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Illustrations of the Book of Job Invented: BLAKE, William

BLAKE, William

Published by London William Blake (1826)

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About this Item: London William Blake, 1826. "Blake’s Most Widely Known Achievement" BLAKE, William. Illustrations of the Book of Job. Invented & engraved by William Blake, 1825. [London: Published by the Author, and Mr. J. Linnell, 1874]. One of 100 sets printed on india paper. Folio (sheets: 20 x 14 inches; 510 x 350 mm. engravings 8 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches; 209 x 158 mm). Line-engraved title and twenty-one line- and stipple-engraved plates by and after Blake. Also with an additional letterpress title-page, not issued with the book. Evidence of the word proof on the lower edge of engravings number 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 14, 18 and 20. Bound in quarter reverse calf over black cloth. Spine lettered and ruled in gilt. With black and red morocco spine labels, lettered in gilt. Marbled endpapers. Corners a bit bumped, and cloth lightly scuffed. Sheets mounted on stubs. A bit of very light foxing to some of the sheets, generally not affecting engravings, mainly title-page sheet and sheet of plate 20. Plate 14 with the mounting sheet trimmed at top margin about 1.5 inches, not affecting plate. A fine, strikingly clean copy of "Blake’s most widely known achievement" (Keynes). The engravings were commissioned by John Linnell on March 25, 1823. Despite the date 1825 on the engravings, the plates were not actually issued until March 1826. The entire edition consisted of 315 sets: 150 "Proof" sets on India paper and sixty-five on French paper were printed in March 1826, at which time the word "Proof" was removed from the plates and 100 sets were printed on drawing paper (see Bentley). Blake’s original copperplates remained in the possession of the Linnell family, and as late as 1863, Linnell was offering for sale sets of the India-paper and French-paper issues. By 1874 these must have been sold, as a further 100 sets of the engravings were printed at that time (the present copy is from this set). No more pulls were taken between 1874 and 1919, when the copperplates were given by Herbert Linnell to the British Museum. Linnell's son wrote "My father considered the plates at the last [1874] were as good as they ever were, for the work being cut by a graver, and not etched, it is durable- and is not worn by the printing as is the case with an etching." (Bentley Books, p. 523). Bentley 421A. Binyon 105-126. Russell 33. HBS 65634. $32,500. Seller Inventory # 65634

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BLAKE, William.

Published by Published by the Author & Mr. J. Linnell. 1825. (March 1826)., London. (1825)

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About this Item: Published by the Author & Mr. J. Linnell. 1825. (March 1826)., London., 1825. Folio. (428 x 298 mm). [22 leaves]. Engraved title and 21 engravings by William Blake on unwatermarked French paper with the word 'proof', each mounted on tabs and with guardleaf; sheet size: 414 x 274 mm. Full scarlet pebble grain morocco, boards with triple rules in blind to surround central armorial vignette (see below) to front cover, banded spine with gilt title and tooling in six compartments, marbled endpapers. William Blake's Illustrations for the Book of Job, the scarcest issue on French paper, bound in red morocco. The first edition was issued in 3 versions: 65 copies on French paper - as for the present example - 150 copies on laid India, and 100 copies on Whatman paper; the copies on French paper and laid India paper were issued with the word 'proof' at lower right within the plate. The engravings for the Book of Job were commissioned formally by John Linnell in an agreement of March 25, 1823. Despite a publication date of March 8, 1825 (the plates bear this date), they probably did not appear until early 1826 (the title label states 'March, 1826') and were sold sporadically by Linnell and his heirs (he died in 1882) over the course of the next century. Indeed, the family sold 68 sets of India proof copies at Christie's in 1918. Always fascinated by the Book of Job, Blake's engravings were based on a series of watercolours executed between 1805 and 1806 for his patron Thomas Butts concerning a debate between Satan and God concerning Job's piety. The plates are noteworthy as being the last complete series of engravings completed before Blake's death in 1827. 'It was produced while Blake was still working on Jerusalem, his most obscure book; yet the Illustrations are Blake's most lucid; and they are the Supreme example of his reading the Bible in its Spiritual Sense.' (S. Foster Damon, A Blake Dictionary, pg. 217). 'This [Illustrations for the Book of Job] was the last work he completed, upon the merits of which he received the highest congratulations from the following Royal Academicians: Sir Thomas Lawrence . and many other artists of eminence.' (John Thomas Smith, Nollekens and His Times, 1828, reported in Blake Records, pg. 617). 'Are there any greater illustrations to be found? They are Blake's most ambitious, most unchallengeable, series. His inspiration was never richer, and his execution never more consistently maintained.' (Osbert Burdett, William Blake, 1926). The arms in gilt to the front cover of the present copy are those of Harrow School with the motto 'Stet Fortuna Domus'; a bookplate to the front pastedown bears the additional legend: 'Harrow / School / Library. / Presented by / The Rev. Hilton Bothamley. / 1865'. In addition, various clippings concerning Blake and the illustration are inserted loosely, including two leaves with typewritten text recto only 'Context of quotations written in the margins of the engraved set of Illustrations to the Book of Job by William Blake'. The full list of the plates with titles is as follows: Title-page. (1) Job and his Family. (2) Satan before the Throne of God. (3) The Destruction of Job's Sons. (4) The Messengers tell Job of his Misfortunes. (5) Satan going forth from the Presence of the Lord. (6) Satan smiting Job with Boils. (7) Job's Comforters. (8) Job's Despair. (9) The Vision of Eliphaz. (10) Job rebuked by his Friends. (11) Job's Evil Dreams. (12) The Wrath of Elihu. (13) The Lord answering Job out of the Whirlwind. (14) The Creation. (15) Behemoth and Leviathan. (16) The Fall of Satan. (17) The Vision of God. (18) Job's Sacrifice. (19) Job accepting Charity. (20) Job and his Daughters. (21) Job and his Wife restored to Prosperity. [Binyon 105 - 126; Bentley 421; Ray 313]. Seller Inventory # 46607

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