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BASIL MONTAGU PICKERING,

196, PICCADILLY, LONDON, W.

Fcap. 8vo. cloth, 4s. SONGS OF INNOCENCE AND EXPERIENCE,

WITH OTHER POEMS.

BY WILLIAM BLAKE.

Printed from the Original Edition of 1789–1794, and

from the Author's MSS. with a Short

Critical Preface.

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“ The public ought to feel very much indebted to Mr. Pickering for placing within general reach, and in a neat and befitting form, Blake's Songs of Innocence and Experience.' This is the first time of their publication in anything like compactness and unity.

. . The songs only require to be known to be loved with a tenderness and enthusiasm which it is not given to many poets to

Montesquieu said that he had never known any care which was not removed by an hour's reading. One may say of the Songs of Innocence that there are few cares which they are not sure to lighten, and few minds in which they will fail to breed happier and brighter moods.”— Saturday Review, Jan. 5th, 1867.

“ The admirers of W. Blake as a poet-and they are a rapidly increasing number--owe much to Mr. Pickering for this reprint of Blake's

Happy songs
Every child may joy to hear.' »

Notes and Queries, Jan. 26th, 1867.

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“ Of all enthusiasts, the painter Blake seems to have been the most remarkable. With what a hearty faith he believed in his faculty of seeing spirits and conversing with the dead ! and what a delightful vein of madness it was-w

EXQUISITE VERSES IT INSPIRED HIM!"-LORD LYTTON.

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PICKERING'S DIAMOND CLASSICS. Beautifully printed by Corrall, in diminutive 48mo. volumes,

from the best texts of each author.

SHAKESPEARE's Dramatic Works, 9 vols. cloth, uncut, 10s. 6d.

Ditto, with 38 plates by Stothard, &c., cloth, uncut, £1 16s. WALTON'S ÁNGLER, with Frontispiece and Engraved Title by

Stothard, and numerous cuts of Fish. Cloth, uncut, (pub. 6s.),

Is. 6d. WALTON'S LIVES, with Frontispiece by Stothard, containing five

portraits. Cloth, uncut, (pub. 6s.), 1s. 6d. DANTE. Divina Commedia, 2 vols. Portrait and Engraved

Title. Cloth, uncut, (pub. 10s.), 3s. Tasso. Gerusalemme Liberata, 2 vols. Portrait and Engraved

Title. Cloth, uncut, (pub. 10s.), 3s. PETRARCHA RIME. Portrait and Engraved Title, (pub. 6s.), 1s. 6d. HOMER. Ilias et Odyssea, 2 vols. Portrait. Cloth, uncut, (pub. 12s.), 3s. Ditto, on large paper, 2 vols. Portrait.

Cloth, uncut, (pub. 18s.), 6s. 6d. Novum TESTAMENTUM GRÆCUM, with plate of Last Supper,

after Da Vinci. Cloth, (pub. 10s. 6d.), uncut, 2s. 6d. HORATIUS, with engraved title, (pub. 6s.), 1s. 6d. TERENTIUS, with Frontispiece and Engraved Title (pub.6s.), 1s. 6d. CATULLUS, TIBULLUS, et PROPERTIUS. Frontispiece and En

graved title (pub. 6s.), Is. 6d. CICERO DE OFFicus, with Frontispiece and Engraved Title

(pub. 58.), Is. 6d.

C. CRISPI SALUSTII.

OPERA QUAE EXSTANT ACCEDUNT ORATIONES ET EPISTOLAE

paper for

EX HISTORIARUM LIBRIS SUPERSTITES, 4to., very sumptuously printed on beautiful hand-made Dr. Goodford, intended only for Presents. Half

Roxburgh morocco, uncut, 7s. 6d. This book is admirably adapted for a school or college prize ; it is of extremely handsome appearance; the price charged for it would not even defray the cost of the paper on which it is printed; and it is always to be had in a great variety of bindings, and at various prices.

Nearly all the other Publications of the late WILLIAM PICKERING may still be obtained of BASIL MONTAGU PICKERING,

196, Piccadilly, London, w.

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