Lot 309
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TENNYSON, ALFRED LORD. ILLUMINATIONS FROM IDYLLS OF THE KING. CIRCA 1880

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4,000 - 6,000 USD
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  • Illuminations from Idylls of the King. [N.P.: N.D., circa 1862]
4to album (16 3/8 x 13 3/4 in.; 44.5 x 35 cm). 8 velum leaves (approximately 10 3/8 x 7 1/8 in.; 26.5 x 18.5 cm), illuminated in various colors, with manuscript text in black (recto only), mounted with gilt-edge matts; minor foxing, infrequent and minor rubbing. Full dark brown calf, elaborately tooled with multiples rules and decorative borders in blind, central vellum roundel richly illuminated; rebacked to style, corners expertly repaired. Half calf, velvet lined clamshell presentation case, spine gilt-lettered. 
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