Alberto Sangorski (1862-1932) was an accomplished calligrapher and illuminator, and here presents selected extracts from Tennyson's poem in imitation of a medieval manuscript, with richly coloured vignettes and several historiated initials. From 1910, he worked for Riviere.
The upper board of this sumptuous binding is lettered in gilt with the opening quatrain of 'Guinevere', whilst the lower board features lines from 'Merlin and Vivien'.
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