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Lot 0033
  • Book Title: Idylls of the King (Enid- Vivien & Elaine- Guinevere)
  • Author: Alfred Tennyson
  • Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Book Condition: Good
  • Size: 5.625 x 7.625 inches
  • Material: Blue cloth background with gilt lettering and decoration
  • Description: This is the two-volumes in one Knickerbocker Press printing for G. P. Putnam's Sons of Alfred Lord Tennyson's poems, Idylls of the King (Enid- Vivien & Elaine- Guinevere) (170 and 132 pages), a reproduction of the original Moxon folio edition, with 31 Gustave Dore illustrations.

    Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892) was Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during much of Queen Victoria's reign and remains one of the most popular British poets. Tennyson excelled at penning short lyrics, and a great number of phrases from his work have become commonplaces of the English language.

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  • Location: This item ships from Connecticut.

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  • Condition

    Cover is frayed at the ends of the spine, on which the lettering is legible but faded. There are scuffs but no prominent stains to the boards. The gilt to the front cover is in good condition, with light scuffs but no notable fade. The top outside corners have shallow bumps (see photo). The inside cover spread gutters are reinforced with hinge tape. There is partial looseness to the first and last end pages, but the binding is sound, with no other loose and no missing pages. There are no stamps or other attachments. There is no writing or notations. There are no page tears, and no notable creases or stains. All 31 illustrations and tissue guards are in excellent condition, as is all text.

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    Alfred Tennyson: Idylls of the King

    Estimate $100 - $150Nov 7, 2016