KEYNES, GEOFFREY and EDWIN WOLF William Blake's Illuminated Books Typescript
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William Blake’s Illuminated Books: A Census Compiled by Geoffrey Keynes and Edwin Wolf II: Carbon Typescript. Ca. 1952

 

RLIN ID No.

NYGG05-A10009

Main Entry

Keynes, Geoffrey Langdon, 1887-, comp.

Title

William Blake’s illuminated books: a census; typescript; compiled by Geoffrey Keynes and Edwin Wolf, 2nd, 1951-1952.

Physical Description

1 box (.5 linear ft.)

 

Historical/Biographical Note

Geoffrey Keynes was a prominent scholar of William Blake; Edwin Wolf 2nd was director of the Library Company of Philadelphia.

Scope and Contents Note

Corrected carbon typescript of a census of the locations of William Blake’s illuminated books with bibliographical descriptions. File also includes corrected and final printers’ proofs and an ALS from Blake scholar Robert F. Gleckner to Edwin Wolf 2nd dated 1952 Mar. 3.

General Note

Published by the Grolier Club in 1953. [Publication #123]

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Typescript; Gift; Edwin Wolf 2nd; 1988 Nov.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Printers’ proofs; Gift; Edwin Wolf  2nd; 1989 Feb. 2.

Names

Blake, William, 1757-1827. Bibliography.

Gleckner, Robert F. Correspondence.

Wolf, Edwin, 1911-

Grolier Club.

Grolier Club. Publications.

 

Genres

Printers’ proofs. 20th century.

Occupation (as reflected in collection)

Bibliographers. England. 20th century.

Bibliographers. Pennsylvania. Philadelphia. 20th century.

Location

Grolier Club, 47 East 60th Street, New York, N.Y. 10022-1098.

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