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Reviews

Vol. 48 no. 3: Winter 2014–15

Poems of Thomas Gray with Watercolour Illustrations by William Blake (Folio Society, 2013)

  • G. E. Bentley, Jr.
Submitted
9 January 2015
Published
09 Jan. 2015

Abstract

Colophon: “Reproduced from the originals held at the Yale Center for British Art … by Dot Gradations, Wickford, Essex, and printed by Appl, Wemding, Germany, on [thick, heavy, unwatermarked] Natural Evolution paper. … Bound by Zanardi, Padova, Italy, in Nigerian goatskin leather with cloth sides …; the endleaves are of Curious Metallics gold leaf backed with Nettuno Carruba.” The reproductions are housed in a fitted box (36.6 x 46.4 x 8.3 cm.) with Irene Tayler, Blake’s Illustrations to the Poems of Gray, ed. Martin Butlin (London: Folio Society, 2013).