A unique edition of this rare and wonderful book reproducing William Blake's own illumination and lettering from the finest existing example of the original work. This beautiful pocket-sized book, is seeming simplicity belying its visionary wisdom. Internationally recognised as a masterpiece of English literature, it also occupies a key position in the history of western art. This unique edition of the work allows Blake to communicate with his readers as he intended, reproducing Blake's own illumination and lettering from the finest existing example of the original work. In this way readers can experience the mystery and beauty of Blake's poetry as he first created it, discovering for themselves the intricate web of symbol and meaning that connects word and image.
Each poem is accompanied by a literal transcription, and the volume is introduced by the renowned historian and critic, Richard Holmes.
This beautiful edition of The Songs of Innocence and Experience will be essential for those familiar with Blake's work, but also offers an ideal way into his visionary world for those encountering Blake for the first time.
Published in association with The Blake Trust.
- Author William Blake, with an introduction by Richard Holmes
- Artist William Blake
- Pages 75 pp
- Number of illustrations 56 colour plates
- Dimensions 16.1 x 11 cm
- Publisher Tate Publishing
- Hardback yes
- ISBN No. 9781854377296
Standard courier delivery
You should receive your order within:
3-5 working days for UK
5-7 working days for Europe, USA, Canada, Fast East and Australasia
7-10 working days for the rest of the world
We aim to deliver custom prints within 14 days. As each print is individually made they take a little longer to prepare. Orders will be dispatched separately from any other item you might order from Tate Online Shop.
Free standard delivery for orders over £50 (excluding certain limited editions).
For orders under £50
Standard UK delivery £3.60.
Custom prints UK £7.50
Insured UK courier £25
Certain limited editions may have higher delivery charges due to their size and value.
For delivery costs for other countries and more information on delivery click here.
Refunds & returns
Tate Online Shop want you to be totally satisfied with your purchase. If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order whether you have changed your mind or we have made a mistake then please contact our Customer Service team by email at email@example.com or by phone on +44 (0)20 7887 8869 (Monday Friday, 9.0017.30).
For more information on refunds & returns click here.