1868 EXQUISITE Vivien Alfred Tennyson Gustave Dore Idylls of the King Arthur Art
1868 EXQUISITE Vivien Alfred Tennyson Gustave Dore Idylls of the King Arthur Art. Vivien was one of the preeminent characters in Arthurian Legend, alongside figures such as Elaine, Enid, Guinevere, Sir Lancelot, Merlin, and King Arthur himself. She most prominently appears in Thomas Malory's " Death of Arthur " but also appears in Alfred Tennyson's " Idylls of the King ". This 1868 edition of Tennyson's portrayal of Vivien was published by George Routledge and includes the highly desirable artwork of Gustave Dore.
TENNYSON, Alfred; DORE, Gustave Illus. Vivien, by Alfred Tennyson, Illustrated by Gustave Dore. New York: George Routledge and Sons, 1868. Provenance: Handwritten - Eliza L. Binding: Leather; tight and secure.
16.5in X 12.25in (41.5cm x 31cm).