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ILLUSTRATED FOLIO EDITION OF TENNYSON’S IDYLLS OF THE KING, WITH 37 IMPRESSIVE STEEL ENGRAVINGS BY DORÉ

(DORE, Gustave) TENNYSON, Alfred. Idylls of the King. London, 1868.

First edition of Tennyson's Arthurian classic with illustrations by Doré, boasting 37 masterful full-page steel engravings by him printed on papier de chine and mounted, magnificently bound in full morocco-gilt. $6500.

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"BETTER TO REIGN IN HELL THAN SERVE IN HEAVEN"

(DORÉ, Gustave) MILTON, John. Milton's Paradise Lost. London, Paris, and New York, 1871-72.

Early edition of Doré's interpretation of Paradise Lost, with 50 stunning full-page folio engravings, "matched only by his illustrations for Dante’s Inferno," very handsomely bound in full morocco gilt by A.W. Bain. $6500.

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WITH 39 FOLIO WOOD-ENGRAVINGS BY GUSTAVE DORÉ

(DORÉ, Gustave) COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. New York, 1877.

First American edition, second issue published the same month as the first, of Doré’s lavishly illustrated edition of Coleridge's classic, a handsome folio volume with 39 striking full-page folio wood-engravings, title page and two large engraved vignettes by Doré, in original cloth. $4500.

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DORÉ'S MAGNIFICENT DANTE

(DORÉ, Gustave) DANTE. The Vision of Hell; The Vision of Purgatory and Paradise. London, Paris & New York, 1883. Two volumes.

Splendid later edition of one of Doré's most famous illustrated works, the celebrated English translation of Dante by Henry Francis Cary, with frontispiece portrait of Dante and 135 full-page wood-engravings, showing the torments of Hell "with minute and sometimes shocking fidelity." $2200.

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"BETTER TO REIGN IN HELL THAN SERVE IN HEAVEN"

(DORÉ, Gustave) MILTON, John. Milton's Paradise Lost. London, Paris, New York & Melbourne, 1888-90.

Later edition of Doré's interpretation of Paradise Lost, with 50 stunning full-page folio engravings, "matched only by his illustrations for Dante’s Inferno," in beautiful original decorative cloth. $1800.

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"A TEXT CALCULATED TO TEST EVEN DORÉ"

(DORÉ, Gustave) CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de. The History of Don Quixote. London and New York, 1870.

Early edition in English of the renowned Doré-illustrated edition of Cervantes' masterpiece, with 118 full-page wood-engravings and 246 head- and tail-pieces by Gustave Doré, engraved in the wood by Héliodore Pisan, attractively bound. $1200.

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