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Idylls of the King by  Alfred Tennyson - First edition, second issue, with verso of title with imprint of - 1859 - from James Cummins Bookseller and Biblio.com

Idylls of the King

by Tennyson, Alfred

Condition: Bound in full green polished calf by Birdsall. Fine


London: Edward Moxon, 1859. First edition, second issue, with verso of title with imprint of Bradbury and Evans. vi, [iv], 261 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Bound in full green polished calf by Birdsall. Fine. First edition, second issue, with verso of title with imprint of Bradbury and Evans. vi, [iv], 261 pp. 1 vols. 8vo.


The longest and most ambitious work of his career, Idylls is a reflection of Tennyson's lifelong interest in Arthurian themes. His personification of Arthur, the highest ideal of manhood and leadership, is achieved through a delicacy of phrase and metrical effect that are unmatched.


  • Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 222451
  • Title: Idylls of the King
  • Author: Tennyson, Alfred
  • Format/binding: Vi, [iv], 261 pp. 1 vols. 8vo
  • Book condition: Used - Bound in full green polished calf by Birdsall. Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition, second issue, with verso of title with imprint of
  • Publisher: Edward Moxon
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1859
  • Keywords: British | Bindings | Gift Ideas | Lord Alfred Tennyson
  • Bookseller catalogs: Literature; Sets & Fine Bindings;


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