London, South Kensington
6 June 2006
BRICKDALE, Eleanor F. (illustrator) & Alfred TENNYSON. Idylls of the King. London: Hodder & Stoughton, . 4°. Half title, mounted coloured frontispiece and 20 plates by Eleanor F. Brickdale. Original vellum decorated in gilt and blue, top edges gilt, others uncut, green silk ties. Provenance: H. J. Hintze (ex-libris sticker).
With 24 other illustrated books including Jonathan Swift's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World by Lemuel Gulliver (London, 1886, finely-bound in green morocco), The Microcosm of London (London, 1904, 3 vols.), Maurice Maeterlink's The Blue Bird (London, 1911, illustrations by F. Cayley Robinson), Goethe's Faust (London, [n.d.], illustrated by Willy Pogany, green half morocco), and 3 illustrated by Gustave Doré. (25)
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