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The Life & Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Sterne, Laurence; Morley, Christopher

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1980

Seller ID: 2285586

Condition: Near Fine


1980 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, [6], 444 pp. 8vo. Original full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, pink ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Christopher Morley, illustrations by T.M. Cleland. Originally published in nine volumes, 1759-1767, generally viewed as one of the great comic novels in English literature. View more info

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Edinburgh

By: Stevenson, R.L. (Robert Louis)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1912

Seller ID: 2015681

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed & soiled, hinges weakening. 1912 Hard Cover. 207, [1] pp. 4to. Grey cloth, gilt titles, coat of arms & decorations on front board & spine, top edge gilt. Includes 24 tipped in color illustrations by James Heron. View more info

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Kidnapped

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia: Henry T. Coates & Co.:

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2120786

Condition: Good


No date - late 19th century edition. Hinges just starting, pencil scribbles on rear endpapers, ink numbers & small bookseller plate on front endpapers. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 262 pp. 8vo. Navy blue cloth, gilt titles & red decorations, top edge gilt, decorated title page. View more info

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A Child's Garden of Verses suede

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Barse & Hopkins:

Seller ID: 2261078

Condition: Good


Cover toned, front board discolored at a few spots, damage to paste-down endpapers (binding still intact). We have more books available by this author!. 92 pp. 6 3/8 x 3 3/4. Original suede binding with scalloped edges, title in relief against gilt panel, stylized rose effected on front board by cutting several windows to show through to red silk beneath. Green silk endpapers. A unique cover design for a favorite collection of Stevenson's verse. A Child's Garden of Verses is a collection of poetry for children by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson. The collection first appeared in 1885... View more info

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Poems, Including: A Child's Garden of Verses; Underwoods; Songs of Travel & Ballads

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Robert Riviere & Son:

Seller ID: 2284899

Condition: Very Good


Spine toned, minor loss from spine label, ink gift note on front flyleaf. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 259, [3] pp. 16mo. Fine binding - green full leather, gilt titles and decorations, red morocco spine label, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. A collection of poems by the author of Treasure Island and Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, with a frontispiece of Stevenson from a pencil drawing by W.H. Coffyn. Includes: A Child's Garden of Verses; Underwoods; Songs of Travel & Ballads. View more info

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Treasure Island (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1975

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2268792

Condition: Near Fine


From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, his embossed stamp and ink date (1975) on front flyleaf, and an ink note on the next blank about another edition of the work in his collection. We have more books available by this author!. xxii, 272, [1] pp. 8vo. Full blue leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Color plates by N.C. Wyeth, including a tipped in reproduction of a water color painting published here for the first time (it was produced for a presentation copy of the work that Wyeth gave to a friend, but until this edition had no... View more info

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Treasure Island (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1975

Seller ID: 2285670

Condition: Near Fine


1975 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xxii, 272, [1] pp. 8vo. Full blue leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Color plates by N.C. Wyeth, including a tipped in reproduction of a water color painting published here for the first time (it was produced for a presentation copy of the work that Wyeth gave to a friend, but until this edition had not appeared in an edition available to the public). 'Treasure Island' is an adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, narrating a tale of buccaneers and ... View more info

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The Black Arrow: A Tale of the Two Roses

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1991

Seller ID: 2268784

Condition: Near Fine


From the collection of Dr. Virgil R. Trout, Easton bookplate with his name and date (4/5/2010) in black ink on front flyleaf. 1991 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 328, [8] pp. 8vo. Full black leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Color plates by N.C. Wyeth. Set in England during the fifteenth-century Wars of the Roses, this swashbuckling historical novel by the author of 'Treasure Island' and 'Kidnapped' tells the story of young Dick Shelton. Betrayed by his treacherous and brutal guardian, Sir Danie... View more info

Image for The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Marquesan Edition De Luxe, in Ten [10] Volumes -- New Arabian Nights & The Dynamiter; Treasure Island & Kidnapped; The Black Arrow & The Merry Men and Other Tales; Master of Ballantrae & Prince Otto; An Inland Voyage & Travels with a Donkey & Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Etc.; Memories and Portraits & Virginibus Puerisque and Other Papers; In the South Seas & Letters from Samoa, Etc.; Poems, Ballads and Plays; Across the Plains & Essays and Reviews; Familiar Studies & A Family of Engineers & An Essay on Stevenson

The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Marquesan Edition De Luxe, in Ten [10] Volumes -- New Arabian Nights & The Dynamiter; Treasure Island & Kidnapped; The Black Arrow & The Merry Men and Other Tales; Master of Ballantrae & Prince Otto; An Inland Voyage & Travels with a Donkey & Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Etc.; Memories and Portraits & Virginibus Puerisque and Other Papers; In the South Seas & Letters from Samoa, Etc.; Poems, Ballads and Plays; Across the Plains & Essays and Reviews; Familiar Studies & A Family of Engineers & An Essay on Stevenson

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis; Bigelow, Charles Curtis; Scott, Temple; Stephen, Leslie

Price: $175.00

Publisher: The Davos Press: 1906

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2023219

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, #771 of 1000 sets. Corners a bit rubbed with minimal loss. 1906 Half-Leather. xviii, 532; xviii, 434; xvi, 506; xviii, 428; xv, 485; 456; xi, [2], 469; 464; 477; 462. 8vo. Navy blue leather spine & corners, marbled boards & endpapers, gilt titles & decorations, top edge gilt. A collection of Robert Louis Stevenson's works, with a critical essay by Leslie Stephen, and a biographical essay by Sidney Colvin. View more info

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The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson: A New Edition Rearranged in Four Volumes with 150 New Letters: 1868-1880: Scotland - France - California; 1880-1887: Alps and Highlands - Hyeres - Bournemouth; 1887-1891: The Adirondacks - Pacific Voyages - First Year at Vailima; 1891-1894: Second, Third, and Fourth Years at Vailima - The End

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis; Colvin, Sidney

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1911

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 2260242

Condition: Very Good


Spines a bit faded, edges lightly rubbed - fore-edge corners slightly exposed. 1911 Half-Leather. 1911 edition of the collection first published in 1895 in two volumes. This four new volume edition features 150 additional letters. Contemporary custom half-leather binding with marbled boards and endpapers, top edge gilt. View more info

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The Master of Ballantrae (The Collector's Library of Famous Editions)

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis; Stern, G.B.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1993

Seller ID: 2195576

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's Notes from the Archives laid in. 1993 Full-Leather. xix, 302, [1] pp. Tall 8vo. Navy blue full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by G.B. Stern, color lithographic illustrations by Lynd Ward. Stevenson’s brooding historical romance demonstrates his most abiding theme, the elemental struggle between good and evil, as it unfolds against a hauntingly beautiful Scottish landscape, amid the fierce loyalties and violent enmities that characterized Scottish history. When two brothers attempt to split their loyal... View more info

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History of the Ancient and Honorable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons and Concordant Orders [Freemasonry]

By: Stillson, Henry Leonard; Hughan, William James; et al

Price: $225.00

Publisher: The Fraternity Publishing Company: 1910

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2289766

Condition: Near Fine


Revised edition. Boards and corners lightly rubbed, small ink gift note on front endpaper. 1910 Hard Cover. xxxiv, 910 pp. Tall 8vo. Green pebbled cloth, gilt titles, gold, silver, and black decorations, gilt and green decorated endpapers. Includes photographs (some tinted), engravings, fold-out map, reproductions of documents, etc. View more info

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Poganuc People: Their Loves and Lives.

By: Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Fords, Howard, & Hulbert.: 1878

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2272133

Condition: Near Fine


B reissue, composed of the same sheets as the second printing, with Lothrop binding (BAL 19488). Includes engraved frontispiece and all three plates in text. Minimal cosmetic wear. 1878 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 375, [9] pp. An autobiographical novel by the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin. View more info

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Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly (The 100 Greatest Masterpieces of American Literature)

By: Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1984

Seller ID: 2286231

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's 'Notes from the Editors' pamphlet laid in. 1984 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 477, [3] pp. 8vo. Navy blue full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. 'This is a book that changed history. Harriet Beecher Stowe was appalled by slavery, and she took one of the few options open to nineteenth century women who wanted to affect public opinion: she wrote a novel, a huge, enthralling narrative that claimed the heart, soul, and politics of pre-Civil War Americans.' - Bauermeister View more info

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Queen Victoria (The Library of Great Lives)

By: Strachey, Lytton; Orel, Harold

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1991

Seller ID: 2274213

Condition: Fine


Publisher insert and bookplate laid in. 1991 Full-Leather. [xii], 434 pp. 8vo. Dark green full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in, color frontispiece portrait of Queen Victoria. Foreword by Harold Orel. Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was from 20 June 1837 the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and from 1 May 1876 the first Empress of India until her death. Her reign as Queen lasted 63 years and seven months, longer than that of any other British monarch to date. The period ce... View more info

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The Store (The Vaiden Trilogy Book 2)

By: Stribling, T.S. [Thomas Sigismund]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1977

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2202748

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition. Signed by author on slip affixed to front flyleaf. 1/4 inch ink mark on spine, otherwise an exceptional copy. 1977 Full-Leather. 512 pp. Limited edition genuine maroon leather hardcover binding with 22 karat gold design on spine and covers, four raised spine bands, gilt page ridges, decorative textured linen endpapers, cream ribbon marker. Charcoal illustrations by Howard Rogers. The Store is a 1932 novel by Thomas Sigismund Stribling. It won the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel in 1933. It is the second book of the Vaiden trilogy, comprising The Forge, The Store, and Unfinished C... View more info

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Luce and His Empire (The Library of Great Lives)

By: Swanberg, W.A.; Funkhouser, G. Ray

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut: 1989

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2066423

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert laid in. An exceptional copy. 1989 Full-Leather. xvi, 529 pp. 8vo. Green leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, green silk moire endpapers, mint green ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by G. Ray Funkhouser written specially for this edition. Henry Luce foresaw the power of commercial mass media and established the National Broadcasting Company. View more info

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The Legend of Henry Ford (The Library of Great Lives)

By: Sward, Keith; Funkhouser, G.R.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1989

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274879

Condition: Fine


Publisher's insert and blank bookplate laid in. 1989 Full-Leather. x, 501, [1] pp. 8vo. Original black full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. This edition includes a color frontispiece of Ford and a new foreword by G.R. Funkhouser, Ph.D. A biography of the founder of Ford Motor Company whose use of the assembly line revolutionized the industry. View more info

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Gulliver's Travels

By: Swift, Jonathan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library, Franklin Center, PA: 1979

Seller ID: 2174193

Condition: Fine


Minimal scuffing to boards. 1979 Half-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. [viii], 337 pp. 8vo. Brown leather spine over red-orange cloth boards, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, brown ribbon marker bound in. Black & white illustrations by Thomas Morten. From the preeminent prose satirist in the English language, a great classic recounting the remarkable journeys of ship's surgeon Lemuel Gulliver. For children it remains an enchanting fantasy; for adults, a witty parody of political life in Swift's time and a scathing send-up of manners and morals... View more info

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Gulliver's Travels (The 100 Greatest Books of All Time)

By: Swift, Jonathan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1974

Seller ID: 2285635

Condition: Very Good


Edges lightly rubbed. 1974 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 326 pp. 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrations by Charles Edmund Brock. Swift's famous satirical novel, playing on the hackneyed travelers tale popular in fiction at the time. It is an early example of science fiction, and has been adapted to film several times. View more info

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Gulliver's Travels: An Account of the Four Voyages into Several Remote Nations of the World

By: Swift, Jonathan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1976

Seller ID: 2207564

Condition: Very Good


No dust jacket as issued, gilt spine lettering, cover decoration & page ridges, gold ribbon marker, edges lightly rubbed, frontispiece page lightly toned. 1976 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xv, 343 pp. Brown leather, gilt titles, decorations & page ridges, gold ribbon marker and silk moire endpapers. Woodcut illustrations by Fritz Eichenberg. Swift's famous satirical novel, playing on the hackneyed travelers tale popular in fiction at the time. It is an early example of science fiction, and has been adapted to film several times. View more info

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Gulliver's Travels

By: Swift, Jonathan; Moss, Elaine

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Constable & Co. Ltd.: 1961

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2290444

Condition: Very Good


Edges rubbed with small tears to jacket corners, jacket toned. 1961 Large Hardcover. 175, [1] pp. Color illustrations by Hans Baltzer throughout. Gulliver's Travels (1726, amended 1735), officially Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World, in Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of several Ships, is a novel by Irish writer and clergyman Jonathan Swift that is both a satire on human nature and a parody of the travellers' tales literary sub-genre. It is Swift's best known full-length work, and a classic of English literature. The book became tremendously po... View more info

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Thomas Tompion: His Life & Work

By: Symonds, R.W.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: B.T. Batsford Ltd: 1951

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2263990

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, #238 of 350 copies. Despite the statement on the limitation page, this copy is unsigned. Finely rebound in half morocco - maroon leather spines and corners over red cloth boards, gilt titles and rules, top edge gilt. Includes sturdy cloth-covered slipcase. Spine faded and a bit soiled, slipcase lightly rubbed. Interior excellent. 1951 Half-Leather. xvi, 320, [2] pp. 4to. A biography of the greatest English watch- and clockmaker of the seventeenth century, with an assessment of numerous pieces of his work. Includes a color frontispiece, three color plates, black-and-white photogr... View more info

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The Annals of Tacitus

By: Tacitus; Church, Alfred John; Brodribb, William Jackson

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1982

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265083

Condition: Good


Stain along fore-edge margin. 1982 Hard Cover. 375 pp. Navy blue leather spine, blue cloth boards, gilt titles, decorations & page ridges, marbled endpapers. A history of the Roman emperors succeeding Caesar Augustus, by the greatest contemporary Roman historian. Illustrations by Gian Battista Piranesi. View more info

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The Annals of Tacitus

By: Tacitus; Church, Alfred John; Brodribb, William Jackson

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1982

Seller ID: 2270826

Condition: Good


Stain to top corner of about half the page and fore-edge margin of about a quarter. 1982 Hard Cover. 375 pp. Navy blue leather spine, blue cloth boards, gilt titles, decorations & page ridges, marbled endpapers. A history of the Roman emperors succeeding Caesar Augustus, by the greatest contemporary Roman historian. Illustrations by Gian Battista Piranesi. View more info

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The Kitchen God's Wife (The Franklin Library Signed First Edition Society)

By: Tan, Amy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2289791

Condition: Fine


First edition, preceding the G.P. Putnam's Sons trade edition. 1991 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 415, [3] pp. 8vo. Full red leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, red ribbon marker bound in. Color frontispiece by Joyce Patti. Franklin Library's Signed First Edition Society released signed, limited editions of new works that preceded the trade editions, with a special foreword and frontispiece that appear only in the limited edition. With the same narrative skills and evocative powers that made her first novel, The Joy Luck Club, ... View more info

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Sir Walter Ralegh and His Colony in America. Including the Charter of Queen Elizabeth in His Favor, March, 25, 1584, with Letters, Discourses, and Narratives of the Voyages Made to America at His Charges, and Descriptions of the Country, Commodities, and Inhabitants. With Historical Illustrations and a Memoir [Raleigh]

By: Tarbox, Increase N.; [Ralegh, Walter; Raleigh, Walter]

Price: $375.00

Publisher: The Prince Society / John Wilson and Son: 1884

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 1955893

Condition: Near Fine


Limited edition, one of 250 copies. Rebound by Macdonald & Sons with their stamp on verso of front endpaper. Minimal wear to corners, boards faintly rubbed, very minor stain to top corner of last section of pages (affects 1/16 inch of margin). 1884 Full-Leather. [8], 329 pp. 8vo. Full brown crushed morocco, five raised spine bands, gilt titles & rules, top edge gilt, gilt dentelles on turn-ins, marbled endpapers. A memoir of Sir Walter Ralegh (sometimes spelled Raleigh) by American theologian Increase N. Tarbox, with accounts of voyages, incorporating transcripts of original correspondence and... View more info

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Monsieur Beaucaire (Masterpieces of American Literature)

By: Tarkington, Booth; Adams, J. Donald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1981

Seller ID: 2195646

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1981 Full-Leather. 121 pp. 8vo. Blue full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. A novel by the American author of The Gentleman from Indiana, originally published in McClure's Magazine. This edition includes illustrations by T.M. Cleland. View more info

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Maud and Other Poems

By: Tennyson, Alfred

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Lothrop Publishing Company:

Seller ID: 1797731

Condition: Good


Boards lightly rubbed and toned, corners bumped. We have more books available by this author!. 111 pp. A vintage (c. 1900) collection of Tennyson's poems, including beautiful uncredited engravings on nearly every page. View more info

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Poems of Imagination and Fancy

By: Tennyson, Alfred

Price: $175.00

Publisher: E.H. Butler and Co.: 1865

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2196776

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Edges rubbed, very beginnings of split to top of front joint. 1865 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 124 pp. 8vo. Blind-stamped leather, gilt titles, all edges gilt. This title was also released in brown cloth and green cloth bindings, which are more common. Engraved title page and frontispiece portrait. A collection of poems published during Tennyson's tenure as Poet Laureate.KEYWORDS: POETRY POEMS ALFRED LORD TENNYSON POET LAUREATE View more info