The Tyger

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Versions of
The Tyger
Original text from an illuminated manuscript by William Blake, Printed and published by Blake in Songs of Experience (later in Songs of Innocence and Experience), it is perhaps the most anthologised poem in the English language.

Versions of The Tyger include:

The Tyger (1st draft) from the Notebook after "Blake Complete Writings", ed. Geoffrey Keynes, pub. OUP 1966/85, p. 172
The Tyger (2nd draft) from the Notebook after "Blake Complete Writings", ed. Geoffrey Keynes, pub. OUP 1966/85, p. 172
Original editions
'The Tyger', with unpublished transcription of an original copy (1794)
'The Tyger', monochrome plate in Facsimile of the original outlines before colouring of the Songs of Innocence and of Experience, E Ellis. (1893)
'The Tyger' reproduction in William Blake, painter and poet 1895
Typeset editions
'The Tiger' in Malkin's A Father's memoirs of his child 1805
'The Tiger' in Gilchrist's Life of Blake, vol. 2 1863
'The Tiger' in Gilchrist's Life of Blake, vol. 2 1880. edited by D G Rossetti
'The Tiger and The Tiger (second version)' in The poetical works of William Blake (Aldine edition, 1890), edited by D G Rosetti, W M Rossetti
'The Tyger' in The poetical works of William Blake; a new and verbatim text from the manuscript engraved and letterpress originals; With variorum readings and bibliographical notes and prefaces , 1905. J Sampson.
'The Tiger' F Tatham, MS. (Life of Blake) in A. G. B. Russell, ed., The letters of William Blake; together with a life by Frederick Tatham, 1906. New York: Scribner's sons. p. 42
Translated
'Der Tiger', (Vaterländisches Museum, 1811.)
reprint in The Library, 1914. "An Early Appreciation of William Blake"
reprint 1905 (Sampson edition)