1880 Rare Book - Lalla Rookh an Oriental Romance by Thomas Moore illustrated by John Tenniel.
1880 Rare Book - Lalla Rookh an Oriental Romance by Thomas Moore illustrated by John Tenniel.
1880 Rare Book - Lalla Rookh an Oriental Romance by Thomas Moore illustrated by John Tenniel.
1880 Rare Book - Lalla Rookh an Oriental Romance by Thomas Moore illustrated by John Tenniel.
1880 Rare Book - Lalla Rookh an Oriental Romance by Thomas Moore illustrated by John Tenniel.
1880 Rare Book - Lalla Rookh an Oriental Romance by Thomas Moore illustrated by John Tenniel.
1880 Rare Book - Lalla Rookh an Oriental Romance by Thomas Moore illustrated by John Tenniel.
1880 Rare Book - Lalla Rookh an Oriental Romance by Thomas Moore illustrated by John Tenniel.
1880 Rare Book - Lalla Rookh an Oriental Romance by Thomas Moore illustrated by John Tenniel.
1880 Rare Book - Lalla Rookh an Oriental Romance by Thomas Moore illustrated by John Tenniel.
1880 Rare Book - Lalla Rookh an Oriental Romance by Thomas Moore illustrated by John Tenniel.
1880 Rare Book - Lalla Rookh an Oriental Romance by Thomas Moore illustrated by John Tenniel.
1880 Rare Book - Lalla Rookh an Oriental Romance by Thomas Moore illustrated by John Tenniel.
1880 Rare Book - Lalla Rookh an Oriental Romance by Thomas Moore illustrated by John Tenniel.
1880 Rare Book - Lalla Rookh an Oriental Romance by Thomas Moore illustrated by John Tenniel.
1880 Rare Book - Lalla Rookh an Oriental Romance by Thomas Moore illustrated by John Tenniel.
1880 Rare Book - Lalla Rookh an Oriental Romance by Thomas Moore illustrated by John Tenniel.
1880 Rare Book - Lalla Rookh an Oriental Romance by Thomas Moore illustrated by John Tenniel.
1880 Rare Book - Lalla Rookh an Oriental Romance by Thomas Moore illustrated by John Tenniel.
1880 Rare Book - Lalla Rookh an Oriental Romance by Thomas Moore illustrated by John Tenniel.
1880 Rare Book - Lalla Rookh an Oriental Romance by Thomas Moore illustrated by John Tenniel.
1880 Rare Book - Lalla Rookh an Oriental Romance by Thomas Moore illustrated by John Tenniel.
1880 Rare Book - Lalla Rookh an Oriental Romance by Thomas Moore illustrated by John Tenniel.
1880 Rare Book - Lalla Rookh an Oriental Romance by Thomas Moore illustrated by John Tenniel.
1880 Rare Book - Lalla Rookh an Oriental Romance by Thomas Moore illustrated by John Tenniel.
1880 Rare Book - Lalla Rookh an Oriental Romance by Thomas Moore illustrated by John Tenniel.
1880 Rare Book - Lalla Rookh an Oriental Romance by Thomas Moore illustrated by John Tenniel.
1880 Rare Book - Lalla Rookh an Oriental Romance by Thomas Moore illustrated by John Tenniel.

1880 Rare Book - Lalla Rookh an Oriental Romance by Thomas Moore illustrated by John Tenniel.

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Author: Thomas Moore. John Tenniel, illustrator.
Title: Lalla Rookh An Oriental Romance.
Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, and Co., no date (1880).
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8" X 6".
Pages: xxiv-336 pages.
Binding: Very good original red full-cloth binding with gilt titles and decorations on the spine and front cover. The cover has an intricate gilt border design (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed, small bump on the lower edge of front cover near the spine - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. All edges are gilt.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, rare light foxing - as shown, toning to the half-title and last pages only - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the 69 beautiful illustrations from original drawings by John Tenniel, and engraved on wood by the Brothers Dalziel. Also, 5 ornamental pages of Persian design by T. Sulman, including one in illuminated color. 

Estimate: (Scarce with no or few other copies in this binding variant for sale worldwide).

The book: Lalla Rookh by Thomas Moore is a celebrated work of Oriental romance, first published in 1817. This edition, illustrated by the renowned John Tenniel, adds a visual splendor to Moore’s poetic narrative. The combination of Tenniel’s illustrations and the richly decorated binding makes this book a valuable addition to any collection of 19th-century literature or illustrated books.

The author: Thomas Moore (1779-1852) was an Irish poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer. He is best remembered for his Irish Melodies and for his epic poem Lalla Rookh. Moore’s works were immensely popular during his lifetime, and he was regarded as one of the leading poets of the Romantic era.

The illustrator: John Tenniel (1820-1914) was an English illustrator, best known for his work in the satirical magazine Punch and for illustrating Lewis Carroll’s Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass. His detailed and imaginative engravings have left an indelible mark on the history of book illustration.


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