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The Grave, A Poem

The Grave, A Poem
(c. 1805-1808)
by Robert Blair, published by Robert Cromek, London, 1808 (quarto issue)

Medium
book: 13 etched and engraved plates, letterpress, 60 pages, marbled endpapers, gilt-leather cover, stitched binding
Measurements
34.5 × 26.5 cm (sheet) 35.1 × 28.8 × 1.8 cm (closed) 35.1 × 56.5 × 3.0 cm (open)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Bentley 1977, 435B; Bindman 1978, 465-476; Butlin & Gott 44
Inscription
embossed in gilt on spine u.: BLAIR. / THE / GRAVE. / BLAKE'S / ILLUSTRATIONS
embossed in gilt on spine l.: LOND. 1808
inscribed in pencil on first blank page u.r.: £30/0/0 / 3153/4 / Purchased
Accession Number
3153-4
Department
International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1954
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Gallery location
Not on display

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