Guinevere and Other Poems
Guinevere and Other Poems

HARRISON, Florence (illustrator) Alfred, Lord TENNYSON (poet). Guinevere and Other Poems.

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HARRISON, Florence (illustrator) Alfred, Lord TENNYSON (poet). Guinevere and Other Poems. London: Blackie & Son Ltd. 1912.

Royal 8vo. Original taupe wide-weave cloth pictorially gilt to spine and upper cover, top edges gilt, others uncut, pictorial endpapers; pp. [xiv], 2-156 + [i]; illustrated with 24 fine mounted coloured plates on heavier green stock, head and tail pieces, and full-page illustrations by Harrison; a lovely clean copy with spine and cover gilt bright and fresh; a few minor white flecks to lower margin of both boards; forecorner tips turned with some abrasion, but not bruised, and slight shelf rubbing to bottom edges of boards, internally crisp, with all plates and tissue-guards fine bar one tiny, and barely noticeable, inner corner crease (6mm) to final plate; without inscription and with just one small bookplate to verso of front free endpaper.
First edition illustrated thus. Tennyson"s narrative romance, drawn from the legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, tells of the monarch"s love for his consort Queen Guinevere, and her infidelity with Sir Lancelot.

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