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[Letter] 1808 Aug. 31, Chichester [to] W. Hayley Esq. Felpham [manuscript] /
W. Walker.
imprint
1808.
description
1 leaf ; 23 x 38 cm folded to 23 x 19 cm
format(s)
Book
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imprint
1808.
citation/reference
Bentley, G.E. Blake records, 2nd ed., pp. 263-264.
general note
Holograph, signed.
Remains of W. Walker's seal in black wax with initials, W.W. below addressee.
The letter begins: Dear Sir, I thank you as for all your favors to my poor departed friend ...
Watermarked: Crown over coat of arms
local note
Victoria University Library copy held in Blake box no. 15.
abstract
A letter from W. Walker to William Hayley in which he mentions an intent to publish a book of poems by a recently departed friend, Thomas Bradford. Walker mentions that his publisher friend, Mason has suggested using an engraving of William Blake's as the frontispiece to the work. The book, Poetical pieces by the late Mr. Thomas Bradford was printed in 1808 without Blake's engraving. Cf. Blake records.
catalogue key
6258112
 
Gift to Victoria University Library. Bentley, G.E., Jr. 2005/10/01.

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