-Full title: The Complete Poetical Works of Alfred Tennyson, Author's Household Edition
-Author: Alfred Tennyson
-Format: Special edition, marbled page-ends in various colors, marbled boards with leather end-caps and binding, marbled endpapers in various colors, illustrations throughout in ink including frontispiece (unsigned), complete works of Tennyson up to the date of 1871 when first edition (not special edition) published.
-Condition: Not falling apart, definitely readable, but it is an old book so take care. No pages falling out, some (very few, mostly the first few) slightly ripped at edges, foxing in the beginning of the book. Binding still tight.
-Publisher: Houghton, Osgood and Company: Boston. The Riverside Press, Cambridge.
-Date published: 1878
-Copyright: James R. Osgood & Co., 1871
-Provenance: Signed in beautiful script "Merry Christmas to Miss Sadie L. Bates, 1878"