Tennyson The Lovers Tale 1879 Moxon gorgeous leather book signed bindingBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Lover's Tale, by Alfred Tennyson.
1879, London,C. Kegan Paul & Co. pp. 95.
In a beautiful period polished morocco full leather binding.Stamped signed binding from Cambridge England.
Cambridge style covers with concentric gilt ruled rectangular boxes, floral corner devices, spine richly and intricately gilt stamped in filigree vegetation patterning contrasting morocco gilt title labels, marbled end papers and edges, lovely gilt stamped turn-ins. Fine typography, wide blank margins, handsome looking antiquarian book.
Joints a little rubbed, a few scattered small surface scuffs, slight wear spots, but still sound, tight, clean and very attractive. A beautiful largely hand-made antiquarian object.
Book measures: 6 3/4" H X 4 1/4" W.