(1737 - 1827)
ILLUSTRATIONS TO THE BOOK OF JOB. 1825. Binyon 105–126, all the third (final) state. Complete set of title and 21 plates. Engravings, varying in size from 206/215 x 169/170 mm (8.1/8.5 x 6.6/6.7"), plus full margins; the third, posthumous edition printed in 1874 by J. Linnell, in an edition of 100 impressions on India paper mounted on wove. Fine impressions in excellent condition, each print matted in four-ply rag mat board. Also included is the label for the set, letterpress title "The Book of Job by William Blake."
Provenance: Peter Nahun at The Leicester Galleries.
The set, $32,500.
Shown: Plate 13, The Lord Answering Job Out of the Whirlwind.
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