BLAKE, William (1757-1827). The Writings. Edited by Geoffrey Keynes. London: The Chiswick Press for The Nonesuch Press, 1925. 3 volumes, 8° (272 x 185mm). Frontispiece by Emery Walker, 58 plates, one double-page, woodcut illustrations. Original vellum-backed boards, the spines titled in gilt, uncut and partially unopened (spines a little marked). LIMITED TO 1,575 COPIES, THIS NUMBER 985 OF 1,500. Bentley Blake Books 370; Nonesuch Century 24 ('Milton is printed for the first time in full [...] a number of hitherto unpublished pieces are also included').
Alexander GILCHRIST (1828-1861). Life of William Blake. London: R. Clay, Sons, and Taylor for Macmillan and Co., 1880. 2 volumes, 8° (227 x 155mm). Half-titles. Mounted engraved frontispieces on india, 52 mounted engraved plates and illustrations on india, 25 colour-printed plates, one double-page engraved plate. 20th-century crushed half purple morocco gilt by C.J. Sawyer, the spines gilt in compartments, top edges gilt, others uncut (spines slightly faded). Second, enlarged edition. Bentley Blake Books 1680B (noting that the edition was 1,500 copies).
Richard GARNETT. William Blake. London: Seeley and Co. Limited, 1895. 8° (255 x 172mm). Frontispiece and 6 plates after Blake, illustrations, some full-page. 20th-century crushed half blue morocco, the spine gilt in compartments (spine slightly darkened). Bentley Blake Books 1669 ('with an interesting account of an interview with Tatham in 1860'). (6)