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Published by R. Noble for R. Edwards in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesComplaint, and the consolation
ContributionsBlake, William, 1757-1827, illus, Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNC1115 .B7 1797
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 95 p.
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25255012M
LC Control Number12015131
OCLC/WorldCa248239

‹ See all details for Night Thoughts, or the Complaint and the Consolation Unlimited One-Day Delivery and more Prime members enjoy fast & free shipping, unlimited streaming of movies and TV shows with Prime Video and many more exclusive benefits/5.   Engraved t.p Edward Young engraving by J. Collyer Includes index ESTC The life of Dr. Young -- Night I: On life, death, and immortality -- Night II: On time, death, and friendship -- Night III: Narcissa -- Night IV: The Christian triumph -- Night V: The relapse -- Night VI: The infidel reclaimed, pt. 1 -- Night VII: Ditto, pt. 2 -- Night VIII: Virtue's apology -- Night the IX: The consolationPages:

The Complaint and the Consolation; or, Night Thoughts. London: R. Noble, William Blake. First Edition. Large quarto, viii, [1], 95, [2] pages; with 43 full-page engravings by Blake after his own designs surrounding the letterpress text. Night Thoughts or the Complaint and the Consolation. Though the Night Thoughts isn’t scarce—copies appear each season at auction and in booksellers’ catalogues—it has become increasingly costly, Book Illustrator.

If you, as I dare assume, have possibly seen Blake’s illuminated version of Young—here [I give you] the English title [The Complaint, and the Consolation; or Night Thoughts, by Edward Young, London ]—you will surely think my desire to express my gratitude not more than just—. Night the First on page 1, second plate in the book The Complaint and the Consolation, or Night Thoughts by Edward Young (London: Richard Edwards, ) by William Blake, Edward Young, R. Noble, Richard Edwards A work from the collections of the de Young and Legion of Honor museums of San Francisco, CA.


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Young's The Complaint, and The Consolation; or, Night Thoughts was written 50 years before this partial text was published. Conceived as a complete illustrated edition featuring plates by Blake, this text of the first four books of the much longer original did not sell well enough for the project to continue/5.

The Complaint, and the Consolation, or, Night Thoughts. By Edward Young, London, book with 43 etchings/engravings by Blake engravings watercoloured c (NGV 51) Felton Bequest, Pi-xliii National Gallery of Victoria. In the s, when this edition of Young's "Night Thoughts" was originally published, William Blake was relatively unknown, and The complaint Young was one of the best known English writers in the world.

Blake was contracted to provide illustrations for Young's most popular work. Young's "Night Thoughts" is 3/5(4). The Complaint And Consolation; Or Night Thoughts On Life, Death, And Immortality, To Which Is Added, The Force Of Religion". Rare hardcover reprint in very good condition.

A "popular, widely read and influential poem" This is a poem of Christian consolation, a. Blake designed the illustrations on enormous half-sheets of paper with a small block of text.

In this abundant space Young s metaphors became literal Blakean forms, echoing illustrations in Blake s America () and Europe (). Copies of Night Thoughts were hand-colored in two styles, which scholars have dated to and /5(2).

Get this from a library. The complaint and the consolation, or, Night thoughts. [Edward Young; William Blake; Nicolas Barker; Octavo Corporation.] -- Digitized facsimiles of the London editions of and from copies in the Lessing J.

Rosenwald Collection at the Library of Congress. Text is searchable. Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. “A REMARKABLE FRAGMENT”: EDWARD YOUNG’S NIGHT THOUGHTS, WITH 43 SPLENDID UNCUT LARGE FOLIO ENGRAVINGS BY WILLIAM BLAKE AFTER HIS OWN DESIGNS (BLAKE, William) YOUNG, Edward.

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Complaint, and The Consolation; or, Night Thoughts. London: Printed by R. Noble, for R. Edwards, Edward Young’s immensely popular Night Thoughts first appeared in He eventually extended the poem to nine “Nights,” though only the first four were illustrated by Blake for this edition.

Bentley Ray, The. Night Thoughts: Or, the Complaint and the Consolation by Blake, William,Young, Edward and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Edward Young's The Complaint, or, Night-Thoughts on Life, Death and Immortality was first published serially between and It is a poem in blank verse, in which the author seeks to find consolation for the deaths of his step-daughter (in ), wife and son-in-law (in ).

The complaint, and the consolation; or, Night thoughts. The image depicts the salient elements of Young’s Second Night. It shows Time personified, endeavoring to avert the arrow of death from two friends. It underscores the theme of mortality, with which Night Thoughts deals extensively.

Large image. The Complaint and the Consolation; or, Night Thoughts. London: R. Noble, Large 4to, viii, [1], 95, [2] pages; with 43 full-page engravings by Blake. The Complaint, and the Consolation: or, Night Thoughts book: 43 hand-coloured etched and engraved plates, letterpress, pages, gilt-embossed cardboard and leather cover, stitched binding × cm (each) (sheet) × × cm (closed) × × cm (open).

From: Edward Young, The Complaint and the Consolation; Or, Night Thoughts, (Gift of Philip Hofer, ) William Blake (British, ), An heir of glory!, Engraving, page opening This compilation of Edward Young's poems, Night Thoughts, was published in The illustrator was the noted engraver (and poet himself) William.

The Complaint, and the Consolation; or, Night Thoughts. London: R. Noble for Richard Edwards, [watermarked J. Whatman ]. Large quarto. (16 5/8 x 12 3/4). 4 engraved section titles and 39 pages with engraved border illustrations by William Blake, with the letterpress Explanation of the Engravings leaf.

Uncut on the fore-edge and lower edge. Night Thoughts: Or, the Complaint and the Consolation by William Blake 44 ratings, average rating, 3 reviews Open Preview Author: Edward Young. The complaint, or, Night=thoughts on life, death, and immortality: Night the eighth. Virtue's apology: or, The man of the world answer'd.

In which are considered, the love of this life; the ambition and pleasure, with the wit and wisdom othe world. The Complaint and the Consolation, or Night Thoughts by Edward Young (London: Richard Edwards, ) by William Blake, Edward Young, R.

Noble, Richard Edwards A work from the collections of the de Young and Legion of Honor museums of San Francisco, CA."Pursuing consolation for the loss of his stepdaughter in and his wife and son-in-law inYoung wrote The Complaint, or, Night-Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality (–6), arguably the century's greatest long poem.

Its nine ‘Nights,’ issued serially in quartos tending to greater length, total nea lines of blank.Abstract. The poet, playwright, and Anglican clergyman Edward Young (–) is best known for his blank-verse meditative poem Night Thoughts, or The Complaint and The Consolation, published serially between and Widely seen as the most important English religious poem since Milton’s Paradise Regained (), it was both a national and an international success.