The Marriage of Heaven and Hell: A Facsimile in Full Color by William Blake (Paperback, 2010)

The Marriage of Heaven and Hell: A Facsimile in Full Color by William Blake (Paperback, 2010)

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"Once regarded as a brilliant eccentric whose works skirted the outer fringes of English art and literature, William Blake (1757-1827) is today recognised as a major poet, a profound thinker, and one of the most original and exciting English artists. Nowhere is his glorious poetic and pictorial legacy more evident than in The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, which many consider his most inspired and original work.

The Marriage of Heaven and Hell is both a humorous satire on religion and morality and a work that concisely expresses Blake's essential wisdom and philosophy, much of it revealed in the 70 aphorisms of his "Proverbs of Hell." This beautiful edition, reproduced from a rare facsimile, invites readers to enjoy the rich character of Blake's own hand-printed text along with his deeply stirring illustrations, reproduced on 27 full-color plates. A typeset transcription of the text is included."

 

 Book | 48 pages

 132.84 x 176.78 x 3.81mm | 77.11g

 

 Dover Publications Inc.

 New York, United States

 English

 Facsimile

 Facsimile edition

 27col.ill.

 0486281221

 9780486281223