BLAKE, William. Illustrations to Thornton's Pastorals of Virgil ... enlarged Fac-similes in Platinotype from the scarce original edition by Frederick H. Evans, [London]: Privately Printed, 1912, 4°, limited to 25 copies, this copy unnumbered, mounted frontispiece, 17 plates in window-mounts, each with accompanying text similarly mounted on opposite leaf (library stamp on front free endpaper), contemporary half morocco, t.e.g.
Frederick H. Evans' copy, with his bookplate. Bound at the end are various cuttings and a t.l.s from Cecil Smith at the Victoria and Albert Museum thanking Evans for his gift of a copy and giving him in return a "permanent ticket of free admission to the Museum." The frontispiece and a blank are inscribed and signed by Evans: "This is one of two un-numbered presentation copies ... the other un-numbered copy is now in the Art Library of the Victoria & Albert Museum ... the portrait frontispiece has been added since."