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Illustrations of the book of Job

Author: William Blake; Laurence Binyon; Geoffrey Keynes; Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York : The Pierpont Morgan Library, MCMXXXV [1935]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ten potent new stories that, along with twenty-one classics, display Wolff's mastery over a quarter century.
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Drawings
Engravings
Facsimiles
Watercolors
Facsimiles (Publishing)
Named Person: William Blake
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Blake; Laurence Binyon; Geoffrey Keynes; Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 6624607
Notes: 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, however, is twenty-two, a title page with a design of seven angels being added to this series."--Fascicle 1, page 13.
Printed in Great Britain.
Description: 6 volumes : illustrations (some color) ; 39 cm
Contents: I. Introduction --
II. Twenty-one water-colour drawings made for Thomas Butts --
III. Twenty-one water-colour drawings made for John Linnell --
IV. Pencil drawings made for the reduced water-colours --
V. Twenty-one reduced water-colours known as the New Zealand set --
6. Illustrations of the Book of Job, in twenty-one plates, invented and engraved by William Blake, [the engravings].
Other Titles: Blake's illustrations of the Book of Job
Bible.
Responsibility: by William Blake ; being all the water-colour designs, pencil drawings and engravings reproduced in facsimile ; with an introduction by Laurence Binyon, C.H., late keeper of the prints at the British Museum and Geoffrey Keynes, M.A., M.D. Cantab., F.R.C.S. Eng.
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Ten potent new stories that, along with twenty-one classics, display Wolff's mastery over a quarter century.

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