IDYLLS of the KING by Alfred Tennyson 1859 (King Arthur)
IDYLLS OF THE KING.
By Alfred Tennyson, Published by Edward Moxon & Co., London, 1859.
Vintage from the 19th century
Idylls of the King, published between 1859 and 1885, is a cycle of twelve narrative poems by the English poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892; Poet Laureate from 1850) which retells the legend of King Arthur, his knights, his love for Guinevere and her tragic betrayal of him, and the rise and fall of Arthur's kingdom.
Green blind stamped cover with gilt spine title. Sun darkened spine and rear fore edge inch color fading stain and top spine cloth chip. Mild gutter binding showing at front/rear endpaper and secure text block with clean pages. Owner names at front endpaper.
7 x 4-1/2 with 261 pages.