Idylls of the King


This antique hardcover book is bound in ivory cloth boards, richly decorated with gilt on the front and spine. Front cover includes a small gilt portrait of Tennyson surrounded by a motif of peacocks and fruit. All page edges are gilt. Front endpaper has small tear; most inside pages clean and unmarked. Some cover soil and edgewear. Decorative title page repeats the motif from the front cover. Frontispiece is a portrait of Tennyson. No date given; presumed to be 1893. 367 pages; approx. 5"x8."



  • Idylls of the King
  • Alfred Tennyson
  • The Henneberry Company