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TENNYSON, Alfred (Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron), 1809-1892 : POEMS.

TENNYSON, Alfred (Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron), 1809-1892 : POEMS.

London : Edward Moxon, 1833 [but 1832]. First edition. Tennyson’s most important early collection – thirty poems, including the first appearances of “The Lady of Shalott”, “Mariana in the South”, “Eleanore”, “OEnone”, “The Palace of Art”, “The May Queen”, “New Year’s Eve”, “The Lotos Eaters”, “A Dream of Fair Women”, etc.
Foolscap 8vo (174 x 96mm). [vi],(164)pp + advertisement leaf at front and rear. Bound in an attractive later full crimson morocco, banded and gilt, and dated 1900 by Zaehnsdorf; contrasting red labels; inner gilt dentelles; silk endleaves; just a hint of rubbing; slight cracking of endpapers; a few minor marks, but a very good copy of a difficult title.

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TENNYSON, Alfred (Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron), 1809-1892 : GARETH AND LYNETTE ETC.

TENNYSON, Alfred (Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron), 1809-1892 : GARETH AND LYNETTE ETC.

London : Strahan & Co., 1872. First edition. Two of Tennyson’s Arthurian Idylls, “Gareth and Lynette” – Gareth dreams of knighthood, and “The Last Tournament” – the foundling with the ruby necklace.
Foolscap 8vo. [vi],136pp. Bound, without advertisement leaves, in a most attractive contemporary full green sealskin, banded and extra gilt; inner gilt dentelles; all edges gilt; marbled endpapers; light rubbing to joints and edges, but otherwise a very good copy. With the unusual triangular bookplate of Charles A. Hanbury – Charles Addington Hanbury (1828-1900) of the well-known brewing family.

£100

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TENNYSON, Alfred (Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron), 1809-1892 : BALLADS AND OTHER POEMS.

TENNYSON, Alfred (Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron), 1809-1892 : BALLADS AND OTHER POEMS.

London : C. Kegan Paul & Co., 1880. First edition. Ballads, poems, sonnets and translations – including “The First Quarrel”, “The Sisters”, “The Defence of Lucknow”, etc.
Foolscap 8vo (163 x 99mm). vi,184pp. Bound in a very attractive full contemporary green sealskin, banded and richly gilt; inner gilt turn-ins; all edges gilt; a few very minor signs of age and use; a sprinkling of spots, but a very good copy.

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TENNYSON, Alfred (Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron), 1809-1892 : THE CUP AND THE FALCON.

TENNYSON, Alfred (Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron), 1809-1892 : THE CUP AND THE FALCON.

London : Macmillan & Co., 1884. First edition. Two plays, the first put on at the Lyceum in 1881 with Henry Irving and Ellen Terry, and the second at the St. James in 1879 with the Kendals.
Foolscap 8vo (18cm). [iv],146,[ii]pp. Original green cloth, ruled and lettered across spine in gilt; slight browning of endpapers, but a very good, bright and unworn copy. With the contemporary armorial bookplate of C. M. Ingleby of Valentines at Ilford – Clement Mansfield Ingleby (1823-1886), the Shakespearian scholar.

£50

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TENNYSON, Alfred (Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron), 1809-1892 : LOCKSLEY HALL SIXTY YEARS AFTER ETC.

TENNYSON, Alfred (Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron), 1809-1892 : LOCKSLEY HALL SIXTY YEARS AFTER ETC.

London : Macmillan & Co., 1886. First edition. Tennyson’s early optimism revisited in the second of his Locksley Hall dramatic monologues, together with three further poems, including “The Fleet” and “The Promise of May”.
Foolscap 8vo (19cm). [viii],(202),[ii]pp. Original green cloth, lettered in gilt; a touch rubbed; a few very minor marks and spots, but a very good copy.

£25

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