Very Good in Poor jacket. 8vo-over 7æ"-9æ" tall. Hardcover in worn, price-clipped dust-jacket. 908 pages. Illustrations. Edited by David V. Erdman. Commentary by Harold Bloom. Third revised printing. No previous ownership marks. Old retail price sticker from The Strand bookstore on front free end-paper. An excellent introduction to Blake's poetry with new and fresh insights provided by Bloom's insightful commentary. Book is clean, sound and unmarked. Two leaves have creased corners on bottom fore-edge, affecting margins only, not text. Dust-jacket worn with chips and tears, though essentially complete. Very good in a poor dust-jacket. International orders will require additional postage.
16 b/w Illustrations. Good/No Jacket. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall Used Original blue cloth stamped in gilt, bevelled edges (some fading to cloth; ink name on endpaper; pencil markings to text). Later issue of the fourth edition of the "Centennial Edition" (originally published in 1927), with 1948 date on title page; edited, with the 1927 and 1939 prefaces, by Geoffrey Keynes. small 8vo xi936 pages. Spine title: Blake's Poetry & Prose.
906 pages. Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket is torn. ENGLISH LITERATURE. Since it was first published in 1965, David V. Erdman's edition has been widely hailed as easily the best available text of Blake's poetry and prose. A unique feature of the volume is the 82 pages of critical commentary by Harold Bloom. (Key Words: English Literature, William Blake, Prose, Poetry, David V. Erdman, Harold Bloom, Literary Criticism, Literary Studies).
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