Miniature - Tennyson's Poetical Works

Discussion in 'Books' started by TraceyB, Oct 18, 2020 at 5:09 AM.

  1. TraceyB

    TraceyB Member

    I have a miniature leather bound book of Tennyson's poems. It was published by David Bryce & Son Glasgow.
    The book is 5cm high and 3cm wide. I am hoping someone can please help me date the book and also provide an idea of value.
    Thanks so much.

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  2. Houseful

    Houseful Well-Known Member

  3. TraceyB

    TraceyB Member

    Oh wow. That looks exactly the same as the one I have minus the silver.
    Thank you so much.
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  4. Aquitaine

    Aquitaine Is What It IS! But NEVER BORED!

    Is there no publisher's page at the very front with a date????
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  5. TraceyB

    TraceyB Member

    No unfortunately. I can't find a date on any of the pages.
  6. 2manybooks

    2manybooks Well-Known Member

    It is not uncommon for British books of this period (19th to early 20th century) to not include any publication date. Very annoying.
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  7. Figtree3

    Figtree3 What would you do if you weren't afraid?

  8. TraceyB

    TraceyB Member

    That does look the same and the date looks about right. There is an inscription in the copy I have to my Grandmother when she was in her teens.
    Thanks so much.
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  9. TraceyB

    TraceyB Member

    I have just been able to make out the date on the inscription 5 Feb 1911 :)
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  10. Figtree3

    Figtree3 What would you do if you weren't afraid?

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