1870 Rare Book on 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, Strahan and Co, Publishers, 1870.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7 " X 4.5 ".
Pages: viii-405 pages.
Binding: Attractive and near fine contemporary binding, finely bound in full crimson morocco leather, titles in gilt on spine, all edges gilt (hinges fine) under a protective removable mylar cover. A very beautiful binding!
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, gift note of a previous 1874 owner on the second blank - as shown).
The book: Very beautiful and attractive edition of Idylls of the King by Tennyson in a beautiful 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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