Binding for Tennyson's Poems




8.25 x 5.75 inches

With portrait frontispiece and numerous in-text illustrations, this was exquisitely bound by Kelliegram (stamp-signed in gilt on rear dentelle). [Kelliegram was a London firm founded in 1770 by John Kellie, known for its lavish bindings. Click on image to enlarge it; commentary continues below.]

  • The Moxon Tennyson
  • Photograph and text by Edward Nudelman; formatting by Jacqueline Banerjee.

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