London: Edward Moxon & Co., 1864.
First edition. Bound in superb Art Nouveau style binding (ca. 1910) in full green morocco with lavish gilt stamped design on both covers and spine using tools that lay down thick gilt area, especially on leaves and petals, with onlaid red morocco in blossoms and pleasing gilt fillet geometric shapes leaving negative space. Double stipple borders on dentelles, marbled endleaves. With a clipped signature of Tennyson afixed to the front free fly. Bookplate of Geo. A. Zabriskie, a noted collector of the period, appears on front pastedown. A most attractive and well-executed binding on a rather scarce first edition Tennyson. Fine.
Price: $2,250.00 Item #2312