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Blake Records:
Documents Concerning the Life of William Blake and His Family

Gerald Eades Bentley

Price
£60
Series
Reference
Type
Print
Publicaton Date
May 2004
Standard Number
9780300096859
Distributor
Yale University Press
Specifications
988 pages

Poet, painter, engraver, and mystic, William Blake (1757-1827) is unequalled for the imaginary force and visionary power of his works. This fascinating book collects all the known documentary records relating to Blake’s long and productive life. Distinguished Blake expert, G. E. Bentley, Jr., editor of the first edition of Blake Records and Blake Records Supplement, brings together new and updated material on Blake’s life, career, family, friends, and patrons. The result of decades of research, this book is comprehensive, accessible, and highly enlightening.