William Blake, 1757-1827, Andre Gide, British Council, 1947, Very Good Catalogue

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Gide, Andre. William Blake, 1757-1827 (Paris: British Council en France, 1947).
French, No. 523 of 2000 copies, Very Good, SC, 4to, 11 1/4" x 9 1/4," 42 pp. + plates.

Text in French. Orange paper wrappers with black lettering on front. No lettering to spine. Covers have fading along spine, slight wear to extremities, and wrinkles and a closed tear measuring 1 1/2" in lower-right corner on front, else clean and intact. Pages have light age toning, else clean and intact. Replete with full-page plates in black-and-white and color. Back colophon: "Cette plaquette a été tirée a 2,000 exemplaires numérotés 1 a 2,000 par l'Imprimerie Union a Paris pour le British Council et la Galerie René Drouin. Elle a été achevée d'imprimer le 19 Mars 1947; 523." A catalogue featuring the works of William Blake (1757-1827), the famous English painter, printmaker, and poet. Includes texts about Blake and some of his artworks.

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