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Blake's water-colours for the poems of Thomas Gray : with complete texts

Author: William Blake; Thomas Gray
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At the dawn of the 19th century, Blake created this imaginative series of 116 watercolors to illustrate 13 poems by Thomas Gray. Including such popular poems as "Elegy in a Country Churchyard" and "Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat," these rarely exhibited treasures remained exclusively in the hands of collectors for close to 175 years. This is the first inexpensive, full-color reproduction, with the complete text  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Catalogs
Illustrations Catalogs
Named Person: William Blake; Thomas Gray; William Blake; Thomas Gray; William Blake; Thomas Gray
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Blake; Thomas Gray
ISBN: 0486409449 9780486409443
OCLC Number: 43115080
Notes: Originally published: William Blake's water-colour designs for the poems of Thomas Gray (3 v.). Boissia, Clairvaux, Jura : Tianon Press for the William Blake Trust, 1972. With new introd.
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents: Ode on the spring --
Ode on the death of a favourite cat --
Ode on a distant prospect of Eton College --
A long story --
Ode to adversity --
The progress of poesy. A Pindaric code --
The bard. A Pindaric code --
The fatal sisters. An ode --
The descent of Odin. An ode --
The triumphs of Owen. A fragment --
Ode for music --
Epitaph on Mrs. Clarke --
Elegy written in a country churchyard.
Other Titles: William Blake's water-colour designs for the poems of Thomas Gray
Water-colours for the poems of Thomas Gray
Responsibility: William Blake.
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At the dawn of the 19th century, Blake created this imaginative series of 116 watercolors to illustrate 13 poems by Thomas Gray. Including such popular poems as "Elegy in a Country Churchyard" and "Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat," these rarely exhibited treasures remained exclusively in the hands of collectors for close to 175 years. This is the first inexpensive, full-color reproduction, with the complete text of the poems.

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