Songs of innocence.

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Accession number: 
PML 58636
Author: 
Blake, William, 1757-1827.
Published: 
[London] : The Author & Printer W Blake, 1789.
Description: 
[17] leaves : ill. (relief printed etchings, watercolor) ; 17 cm.
Credit: 
Bequest of Tessie Jones in memory of her father, Herschel V. Jones, 1968.
Notes: 

Date from Viscomi's Blake, p. 250.
This is copy D, complete with 31 illustrations on 17 leaves: (Keynes' numbers) 1, 2, 3, 10-11, 28, 29-30, 31, 9, 8, 4, 5-7, 22, 23, 14, 15, 16-17, 20, 21, 12, 13, 18-19, 24, 25-26, 27.
Printed text and outlines in yellow ochre and raw sienna; watercolor added by hand.
Assembled and colored by Blake for John Flaxman (see Viscomi, p. 298).

Binding: 
Citron morocco, inlaid with red and green morocco, gold-tooled, with dentelles, by F. Bedford; in an olive mor. case.
Provenance: 
Formerly owned by John Flaxman; his wife Anna Flaxman (signature); John Pearson; Herschel V Jones; his daughter Tessie Jones.
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