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Idylls of the King by  Alfred Lord Tennyson - First edition, first state, with verso of title leaf blank - 1859 - from James Cummins Bookseller and Biblio.com

Idylls of the King

by Tennyson, Alfred Lord

Condition: Bound in full green Near contemporary pebbled contemporary morocco, elaboartely gilt, a.e.g.. with the emblem of an eagle with


London: Edward Moxon & Co, 1859. First edition, first state, with verso of title leaf blank. vi, [iv], 261 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Bound in full green Near contemporary pebbled contemporary morocco, elaboartely gilt, a.e.g.. with the emblem of an eagle with wheat sheaves in mouth (part of the Cass family crest) in central panel of upper cover. Almost fine. With the bookplate of Frederick Charles Cass, Monken Hadley. First edition, first state, with verso of title leaf blank. vi, [iv], 261 pp. 1 vols. 8vo.


Idylls of the King by Alfred Lord Tennyson


  • Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 222450
  • Title: Idylls of the King
  • Author: Tennyson, Alfred Lord
  • Format/binding: Vi, [iv], 261 pp. 1 vols. 8vo
  • Book condition: Used - Bound in full green Near contemporary pebbled contemporary morocco, elaboartely gilt, a.e.g.. with the emblem of an eagle with
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition, first state, with verso of title leaf blank
  • Publisher: Edward Moxon & Co
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1859
  • Keywords: British | British | Lord Alfred Tennyson
  • Bookseller catalogs: Literature; Sets & Fine Bindings;


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