1912 Scarce First Edition - Morte D'Arthur by Tennyson illuminated by Alberto Sangorski.
Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson. (Alberto SANGORSKI, illustrator).
Title: Morte D'Arthur: A Poem
Publisher: London Chatto & Windus, 1912. First Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 10.5" X 8.5"
Pages: 21 pages.
Binding: Very good original white parchment boards lettered in red (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed mainly on edges - as shown, corners worn - as shown).
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, remains of a previous bookplate on the first endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the calligraphic text and wonderful illuminations by Alberto Sangorski.
Estimate: (USD 300 - USD 400)
The book: Rare and Beautiful First Edition of MORTE D'ARTHUR: A POEM, an Arthurian tale by Alfred Lord Tennyson, illuminated by Alberto Sangorski, that recounts the last days of King Arthur.
The author: Alfred Lord Tennyson (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. His work includes 'In Memoriam A.H.H.', 'The Charge of the Light Brigade', and 'Ulysses', among others.
The illustrator: Alberto Sangorski (1862–1932) was a skilled calligrapher and illuminator known for his work in manuscripts and miniatures. His designs often included detailed and extravagant border decorations, initials, and miniature paintings, which can be seen in the illumination of this work.
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