London, South Kensington
7 June 2005
BLAIR, Robert (1699-1746). The Grave, a Poem. London: T. Bensley, 1813. 4° (340 x 271mm), additional etched title, portrait of Blake and 11 plates by Schiavonetti after WILLIAM BLAKE, list of subscribers (title shaved at upper margin, a little spotting and soiling). Contemporary blue straight-grained half morocco, gilt spine (rubbed). Provenance: Thomas Edward Watson (bookplate; by descent to the present owners). Second edition of this version.
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