Friday, January 7, 2011

Gareth and Lynette, etc.

From our recent expedition to Powell’s Books (third volume from the top):

[click to enlarge]

Gareth and Lynette, etc.
by Alfred Tennyson, D.C.L., Poet Laureate

Strahan & Co.
56 Ludgate Hill, London (1872)

136 pages, many of them still uncut, plus 10-page list of books
published by Strahan & Co. $5.50.

In the Forum: an hour, a lifetime, an æon etched in gold.


Gerry Boyd said...

Despite the potential of being labeled a pervert, I would love to smell that book. And, of course, read it.

William Michaelian said...

To the smell I can attest, you would not be disappointed. The reading will come later, in this life or the next, possibly as soon as tomorrow, which doesn’t exist.