1899 Nice Bayntun Binding - The PRINCESS by Alfred Lord Tennyson.
Author : Alfred Lord Tennyson.
Title : The PRINCESS.
Publisher : London, Macmillan and Co. Limited, 1899.
Language : Text in English.
Size : 6" X 4 ".
Pages : 273 pages.
Binding : Attractive and near fine binding, finely bound by Bayntun in brown morocco, titles in gilt on spine, gilt edges. Under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright, tight and clean, small stamp on inner first endpaper - as shown).
The book : Nice and attractive edition of The Princess' Poem by Tennyson in a beautiful Bayntun binding!
The Binder: George Bayntun (4 August 1873 - September 1940) was an English bookseller, bookbinder, and collector.George Bayntun was born and lived in Bath, Somerset, England where he served a book-binding apprenticeship before starting his own book-binding business in Northumberland Place in 1894. He took on a number of London binders in order to raise the standard of craftsmanship in his own bindery and soon afterwards moved the business into larger premises on Walcot Street in Bath. In 1920, he purchased the bindery business of George Gregory, and in 1939, the Bayntun and Rivière binderies were incorporated into a new set of premises on Manvers Street in Bath, from where the business still operates today.
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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