1863 Rare Book - Legend of King Arthur - IDYLLS OF THE KING by Alfred Tennyson.
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Author: Lord Alfred Tennyson.
Title: The Idylls of the King.
Publisher: London, Edward Moxon & Co., 1863. New Edition (stated).
Language: Text in English.
Size: 6.5 " X 4.5 ".
Pages: vi-261 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good contemporary binding, finely bound in full tan-brown calf leather, title and author's name in gilt on spine (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. All edges marbled.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, rare light foxing - as shown).
The book: Very attractive and early edition of Idylls of the King by Tennyson, including Enid, Vivien, Elaine, and Guinevere in a very nice gilt decorated full calf binding!
Idylls of the King, published between 1859 and 1885, is a cycle of twelve narrative poems by the English poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892; Poet Laureate from 1850) which retells the legend of King Arthur, his knights, his love for Guinevere and her tragic betrayal of him, and the rise and fall of Arthur's kingdom.
The author: Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson FRS (6 August 1809 – 6 October 1892) was a British poet. He was the Poet Laureate during much of Queen Victoria's reign and remains one of the most popular British poets of all time.
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