William Blake, painter and poet by Richard Garnett

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Published by Seeley and Co., Macmillan and Co. in London, New York .

Written in English

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  • Blake, William, -- 1757-1827

Edition Notes

Microfiche. Chicago, Ill. : Library Resources, inc., 1970. 1 microfiche : positive ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of English literature ; LEL 40042)

Book details

Statementby Richard Garnett.
SeriesThe Portfolio artistic monographs -- no. 22, Portfolio (Seeley and Co. : 1894) -- no. 22., Library of English literature -- LEL 40042.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination80 p.
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13563950M
OCLC/WorldCa16514473

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