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The Works of the Right Hon. Lord Byron. Four Volumes

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The Works of the Right Hon. Lord Byron. Four Volumes

by Byron, Lord [Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron] (1788-1824)

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London: John Murray, 1818. Four volume set containing a collection of various editions of Byron's works up to the 1818 date of publication. Each volume contains a title page indicating the set as the works of Byron, but the various works also have separate title pages, dates, etc. Includes: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, a Romaunt : and Other Poems (Cantos I and II, 1815, 10th edition); Childe Harold's Pilgrimage (Cantos III and IV, 1816); The Giaour, a Fragment of a Turkish Tale (1815, 13th edition); The Bride of Abydos, a Turkish Tale (1814, 10th edition); The Corsair, a Tale (1815, 8th edition); Lara, a Tale (1814, 4th edition); The Siege of Corinth and Parisina (1816, 3rd edition); The Prisoner of Chillon, and Other Poems (1816); Ode to Napoleon Buonaparte (1814, 10th edition); Hebrew Melodies (1815); Poems (1816); Monody on the Death of The Right Honourable R. B. Sheridan, Spoken at Drury Lane Theatre (1817); The Lament of Tasso (1818, 6th edition); and Beppo, a Venetian Story (1818, 6th edition). Full red crushed morocco lettered in gilt, covers decorated in gilt and in blind, slightly raised spine bands with decorated compartments, slightly later blue endpapers, all edges gilt, ribbon bookmarks, frontis portrait in volume I, [4], xii, 302p; [4], 257p; [8], 75, [5], 71, xi, [1],112, [2], 74p; [4], 89, [7], 60, 17, [7], 53, [1], 39, [1], 80, 18, 51p, 1p ads. Some rubbing to the edges and extremeties, joints rubbed but sound, spines slightly faded with spine gilt a little dulled, gilt on covers and edges very bright. Sound text blocks with no loosened pages, some very light foxing to the first and last few pages in each volume, frontis plate offsetting to title page, no names or other markings. Covers of volume I have some old dampstaining but the interior of the book is not affected, and there is no warping to the covers or other evidence of prolonged exposure to moisture. A clean, sound and handsome set.. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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005909
Title
The Works of the Right Hon. Lord Byron. Four Volumes
Author
Byron, Lord [Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron] (1788-1824)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
John Murray
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1818
Keywords
BYRON BRITISH ROMANTIC AUTHORS
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Fiction, Literature, Poetry, Literary History;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
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