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QUEEN MARY -  A Drama, Tennyson, Alfred
1 Tennyson, Alfred QUEEN MARY - A Drama
London Henry S. King & Company 1875 Hardcover Very Good 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall 
278 pages; Former owner's name on half-title Florence Lathrop (from Mamma / Christmas 1875). OCLC: 569682 Florence Lathrop Field Page, the widow of Henry Field (brother of retailer Marshall Field), married Thomas Nelson Page on June 6, 1893. Later that year, the couple moved to Washington, D.C., where Page dedicated himself to writing and lecturing on Virginia’s history and the old social order (an idealized version of it). Both Mr. and Mrs. Page became active in the social and political life at the Capital. Eventually, under Woodrow Wilson, Page served as U.S. ambassador to Italy for six years between 1913 and 1919. His book entitled Italy and the World War (1920) is a memoir of their time there. Note on provenance: this book is part of a group of books acquired from descendants of the Page family in Washington. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
Price: 14.96 USD
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THE HOLY GRAIL AND OTHER POEMS, Tennyson, Alfred
2 Tennyson, Alfred THE HOLY GRAIL AND OTHER POEMS
London Strahan and Company 1870 Hardcover Near Fine 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall 
222, (2) pages; Former owner's name Lydia Gray Warder/ June 1870, otherwise clean and tight in bright green cloth binding with bright gilt lettering at spine, boards have decorative Greek key borders in blind. "All rights reserved" notice at the foot of the title-page. Publisher's advertisement on verso of half title. Includes four "Idylls of the King," part of Tennyson's Arthurian cycle A lovely copy of this book ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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