The Complaint, and the Consolation; or, Night Thoughts
Illustrated by William Blake (English, 1757–1827), Author Edward Young (English, 1683–1765), Printer Robert Noble (English, active about 1800), Publisher Richard Edwards (English, active 1792–1800)
Place of Publication: London, England
ESTC (RLIN) T020820; Keynes, Bibliography of William Blake, 70; Bentley, Blake Books, 515; Ray, Illustrator and Book in England, 3
Overall: 42.2 x 33.5 x 2.2 cm (16 5/8 x 13 3/16 x 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 43 engravings
Not On View
(London: R. Noble, for R. Edwards, 1797) Folio; 54 leaves; contemporary half gilt-stamped brown calf, green pastepaper boards.
Illustrations in the form of pictorial borders around the text
London: R. Noble, for R. Edwards, 1797
Unidentified collector (bookplate with initials H.T.); cquired in 1919 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent