1911 Rare Edition Illustrated by Pre-Raphaelite Eleanor Fortescue Brickdale - Idylls of the King Arthur.
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Author: Lord Alfred Tennyson. Eleanor Fortescue Brickdale, illustrator.
Title: Idylls of the King Illustrated in Colour by Eleanor Fortescue Brickdale.
Publisher: Edinburgh, Hodder & Stoughton, 1911. Rare binding variant for this Edition illustrated by Eleanor Fortescue Brickdale.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8 " X 6 ".
Pages: viii-216 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original gilt decorated binding (hinges fine, spine slightly sunned - as shown, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. A rare find in any condition!
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, rare light foxing - as shown, name of a previous owner on the first endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the 12 wonderful mounted plates by Eleanor Fortescue Brickdale.
Estimate: (Scarce in this binding variant).
The book: Rare in this very attractive binding, beautiful edition Illustrated by Pre-Raphaelite artist Eleanor Fortescue Brickdale of Idylls of the King by Tennyson.
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.
The illustrator: Eleanor Fortescue-Brickdale (25 January 1872 – 10 March 1945) was an English artist known for her paintings, book illustrations, and a number of works in stained glass.
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