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The Complaint and The Consolation; or Night Thoughts

Intaglio printmaker: William Blake
Categories: Bookwork / Illustrated Books, Intaglio Print Books, Letterpress Books, Printmakers' Books

Reference no.:H/Bla.W-You.E/97.00 Place/Shelf:1BL

Book title: The Complaint and The Consolation; or Night Thoughts
Published by: R. Noble for Richard Edwards
Year made: 1797
Place made: UK
Original: Yes
Dimensions: 340 x 434
Binder: bound by Charles Murton
Physical description: full leather laced in boards
Medium: poetry, illustrations
Further information:
Having been commissioned by the bookseller Richard Edwards to illustrate a new edition of Reverend Young's 'Night Thoughts' Blake executed 537 designs in watercolour and 43 engraved plates. There were objections to some of the illustrations and funds could not be raised to finance the completion of the project.

Intaglio printmaker: William Blake
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