Here is a great classic poems book written by Alfred Tennyson for your buying consideration. Would make a great gift or keep for yourself!
This is a 1st Edition book. The book is entitled, "The Holy Grail and Other Poems". Written by Alfred Tennyson in 1870. The publishers are Strahan & Co of London.
The book is in pretty good shape. Nice moroccan red pebbled covers and spine Ribbed spine that has, "The Holy Grail", and "Tennyson" on the spine. Some rub to the finish at the corners of the covers. A small label on the inside of the cover that says "Thos Payne, Brighton". Probably the book store the book was in at one time. Holy Grail and an image done in gold gilt on the front cover.
The book's pages are still securely bound together and to the spine. As are the front and back covers. Great design and detailing on the front cover and spine. No dust cover here, do not think there ever was one. Gold gilt on the three open sides of the pages.
No musty or mildew smell to the book. No foxing/brown spotting in the book. An inventory number and price at one time written in pencil on the first blank page in the book. Cracking along the front and rear covers at the hinge by the spine. Still attached. Front cover shows some separation at the top of the hinge.
The book is 6-7/8" tall, by 4-7/16" across, by 1" wide. The book is 222 pages in length. Let us know if you have any questions or need additional pictures. Don’t be shy to make an offer, we are always open to reasonable suggestions.
Tennyson was Poet Laureate for England and Ireland for much of Queen Victoria's reign.
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Nice 1st Edition Poems book by Alfred Tennyson entitled, "The Holy Grail and other Poems" issued in 1870 for your library or collection. See item description and pics below
The Holy Grail and Other Poems by Alfred Tennyson 1870 Strahan & Co London Leather Bound 1st Edition
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