William Blake's Auguries of Innocence is not an
easy text, for despite the nursery-rhyme simplicity of couplets like
Rose Harries was a stranger to Blake's couplets until last year when she spent some time with them, wandering the streets of Cambridge, then fitting her impressions of the poem with the modern scenes of street-life. Not surprisingly, her line drawings open the text in a new way, prompting the reader to a fresh view of a complex masterpiece.
Walking Round Cambridge with William Blake is hand set in 18 point Baskerville and printed on Zerkall paper in black text with sanguine illustrations. Fifty-two pages bound in quarter cloth and decorated paper over boards, the book is 10 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches.
This is another great text for binders: four sections, with end papers included.
Books are bound in green or red (shown above) letterpress printed patterned paper with a cloth spine. The title is on a printed paper label glued to spine.