The Poetical Works of Alfred Tennyson (Two volumes)
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James R. Osgood and Company, Boston.
Leather bound boards with gilt lettering and embossed design.
Boards somewhat scuffed. Gilt on page edges still bright. Binding secure. Some foxing throughout, especially on outer pages.
Authorised early US edition, 1872.
Marbled endpapers with gilt border design. Gilt blocking to all three page edges. Two small companion volumes, approx. 10 x 14cm. Historical inscription in pencil. Vol. one 477 pp, Vol. two 465 pp.
Collected poems in an early US edition, authorised by the Poet Laureate with a note from Farringford dated 1869.