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William Blake Digital Materials from the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection

William Blake, 1757-1827, English poet and artist, b. London.

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Autograph letters, signed. 1800-27

Rosenwald 1793
[Autograph letters, signed.] [ 1800-1827]. 1 v. and 2 folders. 26-29 cm
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There is No Natural Religion

Rosenwald 1796
There is no natural religion.
[London, W. Blake, ca. 1790] 21 plates. 14 cm.
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Songs of Innocence

Rosenwald 1797
Songs of innocence. The author & printer W. Blake. [London] 1789. 31 plates. 19 cm.
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The Book of Thel

Rosenwald 1798
The book of Thel. The author and printer Willm. Blake. [London] 1789. 8 plates. 31 cm.
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Another Issues: The Book of Thel

Rosenwald 1798A
Another Issue: The book of Thel. The author and printer Willm. Blake.[London] 1789.8 plates. 31 cm.
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Another Issue: The Book of Thel

Rosenwald 1798b
Another Issue, The book of Thel. The author and printer Willm. Blake. [London] 1789. 8 plates. 31 cm.
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The Marriage of Heaven and Hell

Rosenwald 1799
The marriage of Heaven and Hell. [London, ca. 1794] 27 plates. 40 cm.
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Manuscript Index to the Songs of innocence and of experience..., n.d.

Rosenwald 1800
Manuscript index to the Songs of innocence and of experience in the autograph of William Blake. Also a number of trial proofs of plates for the songs. [n.d.] 1 v. 32 cm.
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Illustration from William Blake's Songs of Innocence and of Experience (1794).

Rosenwald 1801
Songs of innocence and of experience, shewing the two contrary states of the human soul. [London, W. Blake, 1794] 54 plates. col. ill. 19 cm.
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Illustration from William Blake's Songs of Innocence and of Experience (1826).

Rosenwald 1801A
Another Issue: Songs of innocence and of experience, shewing the two contrary states of the human soul. [London, W. Blake, 1794] 54 plates. col. ill. 19 cm.
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Visions of the Daughters of Albion

Rosenwald 1803
Visions of the daughters of Albion: the eye sees more than the heart knows. [London] : Printed by William Blake, 1793 [i.e. ca. 1810?] 11 leaves : col. ill.; 39 cm.
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America, a Prophecy

Rosenwald 1804
America, a prophecy. Lambeth, Printed by William Blake, 1793 [i.e. 1794?] 18 plates. ill. 39 cm.
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Three cancelled plates from "america, a prophecy"

Rosenwald 1805
Three cancelled plates from "America, a prophecy." Three unique plates with pencil corrections by Blake, bound in with six other plates from America, a prophecy. [London] Printed by W. Blake, 1793. [1] l., 9 plates. 32 cm.
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Europe, a prophecy

Rosenwald 1806
Europe, a prophecy. Lambeth: Printed by Will. Blake, 1794. 18 p. : col. ill. ; 38 cm.
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Rosenwald 1807
The book of Urizen. First book of Urizen. Lambeth : Printed by W. Blake, 1794 [i.e. 1815?] [28] leaves of plates: col. ill. ; 29 cm.
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The song of Los

Rosenwald 1808
The song of Los. Lambeth, Printed by W. Blake, 1795.8 p.; 33 cm.
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The book of Ahania

Rosenwald 1809
The book of Ahania. Lambeth, Printed by W. Blake, 1795. 6 plates. 30 cm.
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Milton, a poem in 12 [i.e. 2] books

Rosenwald 1810
Milton, a poem in 12 [i.e. 2] books. The author & printer W. Blake. [London] 1804 [i.e. 1815?] 50 plates. 29 cm.
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Jerusalem, the emanation of the giant Albion

Rosenwald 1811
Jerusalem, the emanation of the giant Albion. [London] Printed by W. Blake, 1804 [i.e. 1832?] 100 plates 31 cm.
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Another Issue: Jerusalem, the emanation of the giant Albion

Rosenwald 1811a
Another Issue: Jerusalem, the emanation of the giant Albion.[London] Printed by W. Blake, 1804 [i.e. 1832?] 100 plates 31 cm.
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The Ghosts of Abel: a revelation in the visions of Jehovah

Rosenwald 1812
The ghost of Abel: a revelation in the visions of Jehovah / seen by William Blake. [18--] [2] p. ; 33 x 21 cm.
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For children: the gates of Paradise

Rosenwald 1813
For children: The gates of Paradise. Lambeth, W. Burke, 1793. [1] l., 17 plates. 14 cm.
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Another issue; For children, [18--].

Rosenwald 1813a
For children: The gates of Paradise. Lambeth, W. Burke, 1793. [1] l., 17 plates. 14 cm. LCCN: 49034231
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For the Sexes: The gates of Paradise

Rosenwald 1814
For the sexes: The gates of Paradise. [London, ca. 1810?] [4] l., 17 plates (in portfolio) 41 cm.
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Wash drawings for illustrations of Mary Wollstonecraft's Original stories

Rosenwald 1818
[Wash drawings for illustrations of Mary Wollstonecraft's Original stories from real life]. [n.p.] [ca. 1791] 10 drawings, 11.3-13.3 cm. (hinged on cardboards 28 x 21 cm.)
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The complaint, and the consolation; or, Night thoughts.

Rosenwald 1819a
Young, Edward, 1683-1765. The complaint, and the consolation; or, Night thoughts. London, R. Noble for R. Edwards, 1797. viii, 95 p. illus. 42 cm.
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The Complain, and the consolation

Rosenwald 1819b
Young, Edward, 1683-1765. The complaint, and the consolation; or, Night thoughts. London, R. Noble for R. Edwards, 1797. viii, 95 p. illus. 42 cm.
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Design to a series of ballads written by William Hayley

Rosenwald 1820
Hayley, William, 1745-1820. [Designs to a series of ballads written by William Hayley and founded on anecdotes relating to animals, drawn, engr. and pub. by William Glake. With the ballads annexed]. [Chichester, Printed by J. Seagrave, 1802]
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Sketch for William Hayley's ballad the eagle

Rosenwald 1821
[Sketch for William Hayley's ballad The eagle]. [n.p.] [ca. 1802?] 2 sheets pieced together, hinged on cardbord, pencil, 38 x51 cm.
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Portrait of William Cowper after George Romney

Rosenwald 1823
[Portrait of William Cowper after George Romney. India ink and wash drawing, inscribed: William Cowper Esq. Given by the poet; to his friend Hayley.] n.p., [ca. 1802?] ink and wash drawing, 28 x 21 cm. (hinged on cardboard 51 x 38 cm.)
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The prologue and characters of Chaucer's pilgrims

Rosenwald 1824
Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400. The prologue and characters of Chaucer's pilgrims, selected from his Canterbury tales; intended to illustrate a particular design of William Blake, wich is engr. by himself, and may be seen at Mr. Colnaghi's, Cockspur Street ... Canterium tale. Selections [London, Harris] 1812. iv, 61 p. illus. 19 cm.
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The Grave, A Poem

Rosenwald 1827
Blair, Robert, 1699-1746. The Grave, a poem.London, R. Ackermann, 1813.
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Six alternative versions of a monument / Flaxman

Rosenwald 1836
Flaxman, John, 1755-1826. [Six alternative versions of a monument / Flaxman]. ca. 1799] 6 drawings (1 sheet): pencil; sheet 20 x 24 cm.
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Portraits engraved by William Blake and J. Chapman. ca. 1790-1825 Rosenwald 1839
[Portraits engraved by William Blake and J. Chapman. ca. 1790-1825] 5 plates, mounted on cardboards 47 x 37 cm. Edmund Pitts, Esq. ad viv. del. J. Earle. Guliels. Blake sculp. [ca. 1790].
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A woman with snaky locks, draped in a veil, the ends held in her upraised hands

Rosenwald 1840a
[A woman with snaky locks, draped in a veil, the ends held in her upraised hands. Flower-forms on either side.] [ca 1793?] pencil drawing, 14.6 x 11.5 cm.
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A figure stretched along the ground, another with arms raised in astonishment

Rosenwald 1840b
[A figure stretched along the ground, another with arms raised in astonishment]. [n. p., n. d.] pencil drawing, 11. 3 x 11 cm.
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