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: 43.1 x 34.2 x 2.2 cm (16 15/16 x 13 7/16 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 blind- and gilt-stamped brown calf (rebacked; in beige linen box).
Illustrations in the form of pictorial borders around the text
London: R. Noble, for R. Edwards, 1797
William Bell Scott (1811-1890, painter and poet; his bookplate, and inscription on title "William B. Scott. 5 March 1849."); Edwin John Ellis (1848-1916, poet, painter, and Blake scholar; his inscription on title "Edwin John Ellis. 1879."); Mr. Carrington, from whom purchased by MFA Library, 1919; accessioned by Print Dept., 1933.