The Works of Tennyson (Macmillan, 1920) Fine Leather Binding by Bickers and Son
The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson
Macmillan and Co. Ltd, 1920
A fine binding by Bickers and Son Ltd, London.
Hardback – full leather in deep blue with gilt title and decoration to spine, gilt rules and decoration to boards, gilt to board edges, blind stampimg to inner boards; marbled endpapers; page-block edges marbled. viii, 901pp plus portrait frontispiece. 7.5 x 5 inches approx. (188mm x 127mm).
Spine slightly sunned; some marks to boards, especially to front with scuff near bottom edge. Bookplate of C. E. Wrangham to front paste-down; presentation inscription in ink to first blank; pages a little dusty and occasional foxing or mark otherwise generally clean.
Overall, showing some wear however remains a handsome copy indeed.