Gems from Tennyson, Illustrated by Hammatt Billing, 1888
Alfred Lord Tennyson was an extremely popular poet here in USA at end of the 19th C and Publisher Porter & Coates did selections of his most popular poems using different Victorian style covers., none more unusual or expensive that this edition with embossed leather boards with natural oak tree and greek honeysuckle design with gilt page edges and illustrated ( see examples) throughout.
Published by Porter & Coates, Philadelphia, 1888 FIRST EDITION.
Condition: Fine with a little wear of leather on edges and top of spine. One owner name onblank page.