1] First engraved by Blake in or shortly after 1818, although it bears the date 1804 on its title-page. It is in four parts and comprises one hundred plates. Six copies survive, one in colour. The first extract is from Plate 15 in the first part; the second is from the introduction to the fourth part, Plate 77.
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Original text: William Blake, Jerusalem (1804).
First publication date: 1818
Publication date note: ca. 1818 (the stated date of printing notwithstanding)
RPO poem editor: Northrop Frye
RP edition: 3RP 2.299.
Recent editing: 4:2002/3/14
Form: Long Measure
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