LETTERS AND JOURNALS OF LORD BYRON: with notices of his…

LETTERS AND JOURNALS OF LORD BYRON: with notices of his life (2 volumes) by MOORE, Thomas (Lord Byron) < >

LETTERS AND JOURNALS OF LORD BYRON: with notices of his life (2 volumes)

Edition: First Edition

London: John Murray, 1830. Two volumes, bound in old half calf and marbled boards, spines with two labels each, raised bands, gilt ornament, marbled endpapers, speckled page edges. Vol. I: [4, binder's blanks], (iii-viii), 670, [2, binder's blanks]. Lacking the half-title leaf and the advertisement leaf at rear. Vol. II: [2, binder's blank], (2, title), (824), (1, errata), [3] + frontispiece portrait of 19 year old Byron with tissue guard. Lacking the 16 pp ads at rear. Shelf wear to edges of boards and outer corners; bit of sunning to spines; foxing to the tissue guard; slight rubbing to centres of marbled boards; scattered minor foxing in text; else a VG clean and tight attractive pair. Pasted in at rear of both volumes are clippings from 1869 journals, including a large folding drawing of a Byron statue from "Fun", 18 Sept., 1869. The paste-ins in Vol. I are a bit frayed at the fore edges. Armoral bookplate at front of each volume of Charles Cottrell Dormer. The first biography of Byron, compiled by his close friend. 4.6 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required. 33x25x12; Quarto

Book ID: 55088
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