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Songs of innocence and of experience

Author: William Blake; Robert N Essick; Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
Publisher: San Marino, CA : Huntington Library, [2008]. ©2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This landmark edition of William Blake's most famous work is based on Blake's original printing. The book includes a facsimile remarkably faithful to the colors of the original and extensive plate-by-plate commentary by one of the world's foremost authorities on Blake." -- Back cover.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Blake, William, 1757-1827.
Songs of innocence and of experience.
San Marino, Calif. : Huntington Library, ©2008
(OCoLC)649252220
Named Person: William Blake; William Blake
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Blake; Robert N Essick; Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
ISBN: 9780873282369 0873282361
OCLC Number: 2152116
Notes: "William Blake's Songs of innocence and of experience is reproduced by permission from copy E (accession no. 54039) in the Henry E. Huntington Library"--Title page verso.
Description: 185 pages, [57] pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Songs of innocence and of experience, plates 1-54 --
Additional plates --
Commentary and transcription. Introduction. Blake's early illuminated books ; Songs of innocence ;tSongs of experience ; The Huntington copy - Transcriptions and plate-by-plate commentaries - Notes to Blake's texts - Notes to commentaries --
Select bibliography --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Responsibility: William Blake ; edited, with a commentary, by Robert N. Essick.
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