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Steven-R, Antiques and Collectibles Researcher
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I have two old books..The Poetical Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson,

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I have two old books..The Poetical Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson, Volume 1 and 2 published in New York by Thomas Y. Crowell & Company 1885. Are these rare books? *****@******.***
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Steven-R replied 2 years ago.
Are they leather or cloth bound, please?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
ivory leather with gold tracing on front coveraround to the back.Front and back have leather with small grren flowers and dark gold leaves.
Expert:  Steven-R replied 2 years ago.
Thank have the premium edition, by the way. Most sets retail in the range of $100 to $150, pending actual condition and demand at any given time. For example, here is a set currently being offered for sale:
The Poetical Works of Alfred, Lord Tennyson, 2 Vols in Slipcase
Tennyson, Alfred, Lord
Published by Thomas Crowell, New York (1885)
Used ⁄Hardcover
Price $100.00
From: T. A. Borden Books (Olney, MD, U.S.A.)
Item Description: Thomas Crowell, New York, 1885. Illustrated by elegant gift quality copy (illustrator). 1/3 leather, gilt dec spines, raised bands, marbled boards/endpa; Near fine; very light wear, name on endpaper, couple of inconspicuous spots of spine foot, in very good slipcase (some wear ). Bookseller Inventory # *****
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