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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron, Complete in One Volume

by Byron, Lord

Condition: Poor

D. Appleton and Co., 1856. Collected and Arranged by Thomas Moore, Sir Walter Scott et al. With a Portrait and a View of Newstead Abbey. Leather book, large and thick. Foxing to end papers including f/p of young Byron. Includes facsimiles of several pages from Byron's diary. Covers badly worn at edges and tips, large tear at spine top right and folded back, six-inch tear from spine bottom right up to short of other tear. Top-edge gilt. Reading Copy.. Full-Leather. Poor.



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