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THE FABER GALLERY  BLAKE by  Sir Geoffrey [intro]  William]: Keynes - 1945 - from William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB and


by [Blake, William]: Keynes, Sir Geoffrey [intro]

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[London]: Faber and Faber, 1945. 24pp. Large quarto. Sewn decorated wrapper. Small nick toward top of front wrapper fore-edge, small chip at crown of spine, light corner bumps, but a very good copy, in chipped and split remnants of the impossibly fragile dust jacket. First edition. A selection of ten tipped-in color plates, attended by Keynes' introduction and comments about each plate. The copy bears Keynes's presentation inscription on the title-page: "Graham Robertson from Geoffrey Keynes," and exhibits a correction, in ink, by Keynes in the text on p.24. There is another correction, in pencil on p. 4, in another hand. A good association copy, joining one of the great Blake collectors with one of Blake's primary scholar/editors. Robertson turns up among Keynes's friends for mention in THE GATES OF MEMORY (1981, pp,102-3), and the Robertson estate, as executed by Kerrison Preston, gave the Blake Trust a substantial endowment to aid in its launch. With the signature of the recipient's executor, "K. Preston," on the front panel of the dust jacket.
  • Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: WRCLIT81375
  • Author: [Blake, William]: Keynes, Sir Geoffrey [intro]
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Publisher: Faber and Faber
  • Place: [London]
  • Date published: 1945
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