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Blake’s text of America, printed with “handcut” type in scarlet, illustrated with linocuts by Peter Paul Piech printed in black is being sold for £50 by Taurus Press of Willow Dene, 2 Willow Dene, Bushey Heath, Herts. WD2 1PS England. There is an introduction by Hugo Manning and Roger R. Easson. The linocut illustrations are also available without the text, signed by the artist, £50.

THe ciTizens of New York close
          	Their books & lock tHeir cHests;
          	THe mariners of Boston drop THeir
          	ancHors and unlade;
          	THe scribe of PensYlvania casts His
          	Pen uPon THe earTH;
          	THe builder of Virginia THrows His
          	Hammer down in Fear.
          	Then Had America been losT, o’erwHelmed
          	by THe ATlantic,
          	And EarTH Had losT anoTHer PorTion
          	of THe infinite,
          	BuT all rusH ToGeTHer in THe niGHT in
          	wraTH and raGinG Fire!
          	THe red Fires raG’d! THe PlaGues recoil’d!
          	THen roll’d THeY back wiTH Fury
          	On Albion’s AnGels : THen THe PesTilence
          	beGan in sTreaks of red

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