The Poetical Works of Alfred Tennyson, Poet Laureate: Tennyson, Alfred The Poetical Works of Alfred Tennyson, Poet Laureate: Tennyson, Alfred The Poetical Works of Alfred Tennyson, Poet Laureate: Tennyson, Alfred The Poetical Works of Alfred Tennyson, Poet Laureate: Tennyson, Alfred

The Poetical Works of Alfred Tennyson, Poet Laureate

Tennyson, Alfred

Published by H. B. Nims & Co., Troy, New York, 1884
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Produced while Tennyson was Poet Laureate of Britain, this is a lovely, lavishly illustrated edition from 1884. Though unattributed in book, the frontispiece & many internal illustrations are by Gustave Doré, & bear his imprint/signature. Orig. published in the 1830s in slightly different formats (First, , this edition is also unique in that "Timbuctoo,'' the poem that won the Cambridge University Prize, has again been included, along with "a number of hitherto uncollected Poems from various sources." Hardcover with elaborately decorated boards & gilt title box on front cover; all external page edges are also gilt, & it is in Fine condition--no chips or wear! Book itself is VG: very clean, binding a bit shaken, but straight, pages creamy white with modest tanning around edges. Former owner's name & date (1884) on second blank page; NO other writing/underlining/highlighting; NOT ugly ex-lib. NO DJ, as issued (never had one). FLAWS: light edgewear, heavier rubbing to extremities, bumped-rounded corners, pg 13-14 has come completely detached & has suffered a bit of wear to fore edge.Please see our 5 photos--they show the Exact book you will receive from us--NOT stock images! Description & photos copyright Gargoyle Books 2019. All orders processed before 2 pm Weekdays (Pacific time) ship Same Day; Weekends & holidays ship next business day. Bookseller Inventory # 014168

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Title: The Poetical Works of Alfred Tennyson, Poet ...

Publisher: H. B. Nims & Co., Troy, New York

Publication Date: 1884

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Doré,, Gustave

Book Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Thus

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