by Walton, William
Limited to 350 numbered copies. Inscribed by Walton. Based on the biblical account of the fall of the Babylonian Empire in the Book of Daniel, when the king Belshazzar saw the handwriting on the wall of his palace. Introductory essay by Michael Kennedy. Music by Osbert Sitwell. Includes the text, orchestration and the musical score. Cover illustration of the front exterior of Nebuchadnezzar's palace and endpapers illustrated with mezzotint Belshazzar's Feast by John Martin.