Lalla Rookh – An oriental Romance by Thomas Moore 1st thus
Longman, Green, Longman and Roberts, 1861. Hardback. A fine Victorian binding with in deep purple with decorative gilt desing to front and back boards and spine. Bound by Leighton son and Hodge. Gilt to page edges. Fading to spine. Scuffing and wear to spine ends and corners . Minimal foxing to occasional pages but mostly clean and bright. Original yellow endpapers with ink inscription to front. 69 illustrations from original drawings by John Tenniel, (alice in wonderland) engraved on wood by the Brothers Dalziel; and five ornamental pages of Persian design by T Sulman Jun. Engraved on wood by H N Woods.