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TENNYSON, Alfred (Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron), 1809-1892 : POEMS.
London : Edward Moxon, 1833 [but 1832]. First edition. Tennyson’s most important early collection – thirty poems, including the first appearances of “The Lady of Shalott”, “Mariana in the South”, “Eleanore”, “OEnone”, “The Palace of Art”, “The May Queen”, “New Year’s Eve”, “The Lotos Eaters”, “A Dream of Fair Women”, etc.
TENNYSON, Alfred (Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron), 1809-1892 : MAUD, AND OTHER POEMS.
London : Edward Moxon, 1855. First edition. A major collection of Tennyson’s poetry (and his own favourite to the end of his days), which added not only “Come into the garden, Maud”, but also “Half a league onward”, “Theirs not to reason why” and “Cannon to the right of them” to the universal canon of most quoted lines.
TENNYSON, Alfred (Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron), 1809-1892 : IDYLLS OF THE KING.
London : Edward Moxon & Co., 1859. First edition : the probably earlier variant state without the printers’ imprint on the verso of the title-page. “The brave Geraint, a knight of Arthur’s court ...” – Tennyson commences his great Arthurian cycle of poems with “Enid”, “Vivien”, “Elaine” and “Guinevere”.
TENNYSON, Alfred (Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron), 1809-1892 : GARETH AND LYNETTE ETC.
London : Strahan & Co., 1872. First edition. Two of Tennyson’s Arthurian Idylls, “Gareth and Lynette” – Gareth dreams of knighthood, and “The Last Tournament” – the foundling with the ruby necklace.
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TENNYSON, Alfred (Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron), 1809-1892 : BALLADS AND OTHER POEMS.
London : C. Kegan Paul & Co., 1880. First edition. Ballads, poems, sonnets and translations – including “The First Quarrel”, “The Sisters”, “The Defence of Lucknow”, etc.
TENNYSON, Alfred (Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron), 1809-1892 : THE CUP AND THE FALCON.
London : Macmillan & Co., 1884. First edition. Two plays, the first put on at the Lyceum in 1881 with Henry Irving and Ellen Terry, and the second at the St. James in 1879 with the Kendals.
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TENNYSON, Alfred (Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron), 1809-1892 : TENNYSON’S SUPPRESSED POEMS : NOW FOR THE FIRST TIME COLLECTED.
New York & London : Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1903. First edition. Over fifty poems omitted from the Collected Works, or only included in an unreliable text – culled from the earliest editions, from annuals and periodicals – and together “possessing a value much beyond that of a mere collection of literary curiosities” (from J. C. Thomson’s preface). Includes a number of sonnets, as well as earlier versions of some of his best-known works.
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