Tennyson, Alfred Lord

Idylls of the King - Fine Binding by True Love & Hanson, 1904

Published: Macmillan and Co., Limited, London

Date: 1904

Idylls of the King in Twelve Books by Alfred Lord Tennyson, Poet Laureate - Golden Treasure Series. Half brown leather binding with brown cloth boards, five raised bands to the spine, each with blind ruling to either side, gilt floral design and lettering to the spine, top edge gilt, marble endpapers and rough page edges. Tissue guarded frontispiece of Guinevere from The Marble by Thomas Woolner, R.A.. A beautiful binding, unfortunately with light rubbing and small scuff/tear to the cloth on the upper board, see photos. Foxing to endpapers and first and last few pages, light foxing to pages sporadically throughout the book and to fore edge, see photos. Binder's stamp 'True Love & Hanson - Oxford St.' to verso of ffep. 421pp.


Fine Binding


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