Tennyson's Some Poems (Large Paper Copy)

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Tennyson, Alfred Lord (with Preface by Joseph Pennell & Introduction by W. Holman Hunt), SOME POEMS ... WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY W. HOLMAN HUNT, J. E. MILLAIS AND DANTE GABRIEL ROSSETTI PRINTED FROM THE ORIGINAL WOOD BLOCKS CUT FOR THE MDCCCLXVI EDITION WITH PHOTOGRAVURES FROM SOME OF THE ORIGINAL DRAWINGS NOW FIRST REPRODUCED (London: Freemantle & Co., 1901).  First edition, 26 x 20cm (large 8vo), in publisher's ivory diaper-grain cloth w/gilt floral decoration to fr. cover & gilt title to fr. cover & spine, a.e. untrimmed, [i-iv] v-xxiv, 1-135 [136] pp. (a couple of sections unopened) +frontis portrait & numerous unpaginated plates, w/30 wood engravings by the Dalziels, W.J. Linton, etc. after D.G. Rossetti, J.E. Millais & W. Holman Hunt, & 6 photogravures of drawings by the artists.  Stated Limited Edition (76/150) printed on unwatermarked handmade paper by the Riverside Press Ltd., Edinburgh.  Binding Good (spine darkened w/edges of covers less so, & extremities sl. bumped & worn); contents Very Good (frontis moderately creased w/short mended tear to upper fore-edge, & deckle edges a bit dusty).  Fredeman p.280, Ray 148B, de Beaumont 376.  (Inv. #1336)  C$600



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