ILLUSTRATIONS TO YOUNG'S NIGHT THOUGHTS DONE IN WATER-COLOUR BY WILLIAM BLAKE.
Printed for the Fogg Art Museum by the Harvard University Press in an edition limited to 500 numbered copies (Bentley 395). Prefatory Note by Chester N. Greenough. Introductory Essay by Geoffrey Keynes. Thirty plates, five in color, selected from the 537 original water-colors in the library of William Augustus White. An excellent job of color facsimile, showing the glory of the original water-colors. Portfolio is faded.
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AN DISCOVERY OF FLORIDA BEING A TRUE RELATION OF THE VICI...
by Smith, Buckingham (translator)
Magee 432 (p. 38). Limited to 280 copies. A 16th century account by Fernando da Silveria of DeSoto's role in the Spanish conquest of Florida. Published on handmade paper from France in Franciscan type set by Robert and Jane Grabhorn. Dresswork by Edwin Grabhorn and Sherwood Grover. Initials and decoration designed and cut by Mallette Dean. Table of contents. Introduction by George P. Hammond of the Bancroft Library, University of California. Boards lightly soiled. Previous owner's bookplate on front free endpaper.