A set of 15 uniformly-bound works by Mansell, mostly first editions. London: various publishers, 1855-1893.
3/4 morocco over marbled boards (18 cm. tall), with top edges gilt. Each volume with armorial bookplate of Robert Ellis Cunliffe. Comprising: Maud and other poems, 1855; The holy grail, 1870; Gareth and Lynette, 1872; Queen Mary, 1875 (Lacks half title and advert); Harold, 1877; Lover's Tale, 1879 (First published edition); Ballads and Other Poems, 1880; Becket, 1884 (First published edition); Tiresias, 1885; Locksley Hall Sixty Years After, 1886; Idylls of the King, 1888 (Second edition); Demeter and Other Poems, 1889; Death of Oenone, Akbar's Dream, and Other Poems, 1892; Poems by Two Brothers, 1893.
Estimate $ 800-1,200
Property from a Private Collector
Condition: Previous owner's engraved bookplate on the inside front cover: Robert Ellis Cunliffe. Minor shelfwear. Minor foxing scattered lightly throughout the set, mainly on the first and last few leaves