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TENNYSON, ALFRED LORD - The Princess

Title: The Princess
Description: London and New York, Macmillan, 1899. Fine Binding. 16mo (6 1/4 in. tall); 139 pp. First thus: Macmillan's Golden Treasury Series. Appointed Poet Laureate of Great Britain, Alfred Lord Tennyson (1809-1892) remains one of the most popular English poets. Originally printed in 1847 with lyrics added in 1850, The Princess is a long poem thought to contain some of Tennyson's finest lyrics, well-recgarded in its day, and still "duly appreciated by poets and thinkers." - DNB Vol 56 p. 69. Britannica com. Fine binding signed by Bayntun, binder of Bath, England at front paste-down; binding also stamped by bookseller Chas. B. Lauriat Co. of Boston at rear paste-down. Printed by R. & R. Clark, Limited, Edinburgh. Full levant morocco with gilt titling to compartments on spine plus gilt turn-ins and board edges. All edges gilt. All gilt bright. Marbled endpapers. Leather ribbon marker. Front gutter with small numbered ticket. Tight, square, and clean first thus finely bound by Bayntun. Fine .

Keywords: Fine Bindings

Price: US$ 125.00 Seller: Excelsa Scripta Rare Books
- Book number: 754

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