Lovely Victorian edition of Tennyson's classic love poem, in a deluxe leather binding.
THE MILLER'S DAUGHTER
"I loved, and love dispell'd the fear/ That I should die an early death:/ For love possess'd the atmosphere,/ And fill'd the breast with purer breath."
Anne Lydia Bond illustrated several gift editions of books of poetry,and also acted as a photographic colorist for Lewis Carroll.
London: W. Kent & Co., . 9.5'' x 7.5''. Original navy goatskin binding with gilt-tooled titles and designs. All edges gilt, gilt dentelles, double-comb marbled endpapers. Hand-colored frontispiece and pictorial title page with hand-colored illustrations throughout.  leaves, printed on thick paper, one side only. Light edgewear, with minor scuffing to rear board; joints unobtrusively repaired. Occasional foxing throughout, somewhat heavier to frontispiece and title. Tight and sound.
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