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Book Description

Scarce First Edition 1873. 4to, 26.5 x 21cm. Bound in original green pebbled cloth portfolio with gilt lettering and detail to front and blind decoration front and rear. Spine split at edges, marking / foxing to inner flaps, lacks ties, still square and solid, overall very good condition. Contains 13 photographs Complete, inside a folded paper wrapper (now split in two) this acts as the title page, and verso a message from Tennyson to Arthur Brown, praising this work - a very scarce survivor. Each Photograph is mounted on thick cream card, within a brown single line border and captioned with a verse from Tennyson’s poem.
Dealer Notes
This was inspired by Tennyson’s Thirteen verse poem.
“Dear Sir,
I thank you for your beautiful photographs, a most pleasant illustration of my poem.
Faithfully yours,
A. Tennyson “
Author Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson Baron 1809-1892
Date 1873
Binding Green pebble cloth portfolio, Gilt
Publisher S.Leach, Printer, Cleveland Terrace, Middlesbro’-on-Tees
Illustrator Arthur Brown
Condition Very Good
Pages [13] photographs

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