Tennyson's Enoch Arden, With Illustrations by Arthur Hughes

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Tennyson, Alfred, ENOCH ARDEN ... ILLUSTRATED BY ARTHUR HUGHES (London: Edward Moxon & Co., 1866).  First illustrated edition, first issue binding, 22 x 17cm (4to), in publisher's green sand-grain cloth w/elaborate gilt decorations & title (designed by Hughes--see verso of half-title) to covers & spine, bevelled edges, a.e.g., cream ep.s, 82 [vi] cardstock pp. w/tissue-guarded frontis portrait engraving by Woolner & 25 full-page & in-text wood engravings by the Dalziels after Hughes, +16pp. publ. cat. (dated Dec. 1865) to rear.  Printed by Bradbury Evans & Co., London.  Inscribed to recto of fr. ep.: "Georgie Kratchin, Feby 14th 1868."  Binding Very Good (extremities sl. rubbed, & fr. hinge cracked); contents Very Good (text block reinforced at spine, & lt. scattered foxing).  White 170, Reid 91-92, Fredeman 93.5, Ray 174, Wolff 6687, McLean VPBB 134-35 (repr.), Ball 87, de Beaumont 371, Goldman 396.  (Inv. #521)  C$300




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Tennyson, Alfred, ENOCH ARDEN ... ILLUSTRATED BY ARTHUR HUGHES (London: Edward Moxon & Co., 1866).  First illustrated edition, first issue binding, 22 x 17cm (4to), in publisher's terracotta sand-grain cloth w/elaborate gilt decorations & title (designed by Hughes--see verso of half-title) to covers & spine, bevelled edges, a.e.g., cream ep.s, 82 [vi] cardstock pp. w/tissue-guarded frontis portrait engraving by Woolner & 25 full-page & in-text wood engravings by the Dalziels after Hughes, +16pp. publ. cat. (dated Dec. 1865) to rear.  Printed by Bradbury Evans & Co., London.  This binding's colour is one of the scarcest of several (blue, green, red, brown, etc.) issued simultaneously by Moxon.  Inscribed to recto of fr. ep.: "Jessie Demceck[?] from her brother Walter, 1868."  Binding Very Good (extremities moderately bumped & rubbed); contents Very Good (occas. lt. foxing, & a couple of sections sl. proud).  White 170, Reid 91-92, Fredeman 93.5, Ray 174, Wolff 6687, McLean VPBB pp.134-35 (repr.), Ball 87, de Beaumont 371, Goldman 396.  (Inv. #1244)  C$300




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Tennyson, Alfred, ENOCH ARDEN ... ILLUSTRATED BY ARTHUR HUGHES (London: Edward Moxon & Co., 1866).  First illustrated edition, first issue binding, 22 x 17cm (4to), in publisher's red vertical-ribbed cloth w/elaborate gilt decorations & title (designed by Hughes--see verso of half-title) to covers & spine, bevelled edges, a.e.g., cream ep.s, 82 [vi] cardstock pp. +16pp. publ. cat. (dated Dec. 1865) to rear, w/tissue-guarded frontis portrait engraving by Woolner & 25 full-page & in-text wood engravings by the Dalziels after Hughes.  Printed by Bradbury Evans & Co., London.  Binding Good (extremities bumped & worn, & darkened area to lower cloth); contents Very Good (moderate occas. foxing).  White 170, Reid 91-92, Fredeman 93.5, Ray 174, Wolff 6687, McLean VPBB 134-35 (repr.), Ball 87, de Beaumont 371, Goldman 396.  (Inv. #906)  C$200




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Tennyson, Alfred, ENOCH ARDEN ... ILLUSTRATED BY ARTHUR HUGHES (London: Edward Moxon & Co., 1866).  First illustrated edition, second issue binding, 22 x 16.5cm (4to), in publisher's dark violet pebble-grain cloth w/elaborate gilt decorations & title (designed by Hughes--see verso of half-title) to fr. cover & spine (embossed border only to rear), bevelled edges, a.e.g., pale violet ep.s, 82 [vi] cardstock pp. w/frontis portrait engraving by Woolner & 25 full-page & in-text wood engravings by the Dalziels after Hughes, +1p. publ. adverts to rear,.  Printed by Bradbury Evans & Co., London.  Binding Good (extremities bumped & rubbed w/top of spine sl. chipped, & hinges cracked); contents Good (frequent thumbing w/occas. foxing, & gilt edges a bit rubbed & worn).  White 170, Reid 91-92, Fredeman 93.5, Ray 174, Wolff 6687, Ball 87, de Beaumont 371, Goldman 396.  (Inv. #1141)  C$200




Burgundy calf
Tennyson, Alfred, ENOCH ARDEN ... ILLUSTRATED BY ARTHUR HUGHES (London: Edward Moxon & Co., 1866).  First illustrated edition, 21 x 16cm (4to), bound by Wiseman (stamped to verso of fr. p.) in full burgundy calf w/gilt ruling to covers & gilt decorations & title to spine, raised bands, tooled turn-ins, a.e. & ep.s marbled, silk ribbon marker, 82 [vi] cardstock pp. w/frontis portrait engraving by Woolner & 25 full-page & in-text wood engravings by the Dalziels after Hughes.  Printed by Bradbury Evans & Co., London.  Binding Very Good (a few stains & moderate fading, & extremities a bit rubbed); contents Near-Fine.  White 170, Reid 91-92, Fredeman 93.5, Ray 174, Wolff 6687, de Beaumont 371, Goldman 396.  (Inv. #363)  C$200




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Tennyson, Alfred, ENOCH ARDEN ... ILLUSTRATED BY ARTHUR HUGHES (London: Edward Moxon & Co., 1866).  First illustrated edition, 21 x 16cm (4to), in contemp. dark brown morocco w/gilt decorations & black borders to covers, gilt decorations & title w/5 raised bands to spine, decorative gilt turn-ins, a.e.g., marbled ep.s, 82 [vi] cardstock pp. w/frontis portrait engraving by Woolner & 25 full-page & in-text wood engravings by the Dalziels after Hughes.  Printed by Bradbury Evans & Co., London.  Binding Very Good (extremities a bit rubbed, & inner sides of ep.s moderately foxed); contents Good (1st & final few leaves sl. foxed w/only occas. lt. foxing elsewhere, & a few sections sl. proud w/some edge-creasing).  White 170, Reid 91-92, Fredeman 93.5, Ray 174, Wolff 6687, de Beaumont 371, Goldman 396.  (Inv. #1142)  C$150




The Latin Edition

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[Tennyson, Alfred, and William Selwyn (transl.)], ENOCH ARDEN: POEMA TENNYSONIANVM LATINE REDDITVM (Londoni: Edv. Moxon et Soc, 1867).  First Latin edition, 21 x 16.5cm (large 8vo), in publisher's green pebble-grain cloth w/gilt title (ENOCKVS ARDEN) & design to fr. cover, decorative embossed border to rear, bevelled edges, a.e.g., chocolate ep.s w/binder's ticket (Hanbury & Simpson; Ball 42A) to rear pastedown, 50 [vi] pp. +tissue-guarded sepia frontis.  The printer's imprint (foot of p.50) reads: "Cantabriglæ: / Typis Academicis Excudebat C. J. Clay, A.M."  From the library of William E. Fredeman, the Pre-Raphaelite scholar.  Binding Very Good (extremities sl. bumped, ink stain to fr. cover, & remnants of handwritten label to verso of fr. ep.), contents Near-Fine (lt. toning to outer margins).  Colbeck 49, de Beaumont 372 (his copy in the Hughes-designed binding).  (Inv. #1183)  C$200



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