William Blake at the Huntington an introduction to the William Blake Collection in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, San Marino, California by Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.

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Published by H.N. Abrams in association with the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • California,
  • San Marino

Subjects:

  • Blake, William, 1757-1827 -- Catalogs,
  • Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery -- Catalogs,
  • Art -- California -- San Marino -- Catalogs

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 152-153) and index.

Book details

StatementRobert N. Essick.
ContributionsEssick, Robert N.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN6797.B57 A4 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination159 p. :
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1080859M
ISBN 100810925893
LC Control Number94004370

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