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William Blake's Proverbs of Hell / Proverbes de l'Enfer / Lalou, Frank., 1996

Identifier: CC-29120-30465

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Scope and Contents

This deluxe edition book of Blake's poetry has all the calligraphic and visual devices that Lalou utilizes in his unique books. The collaged elements on several pages are pieces of gold paper that are incorporated into his calligraphy. It differs from the trade edition, also held by the Sackner Archive, in that the text is printed on velin d'Arches paper 160 g. The trade edition is printed on Cyclus ligher weight paper stock. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.


  • Creation: 1996



0 See container summary (1 soft cover book + 10 pages (collaged) + page (perforated) + page (cut) (68 pages)) ; 32 x 18.3 x 1.7 cm

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Location

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Custodial History

The Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, on loan from Ruth and Marvin A. Sackner and the Sackner Family Partnership.


Published: Perigueux, France : Alias - William Blake & Co.. Nationality of creator: French. General: 100 copies of 1100 total copies. About 85 number copy. General: Added by: RED; updated by: RED.

Repository Details

Part of the The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry Repository

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