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[BINDINGS] [POETRY] THE WORKS OF LORD BYRON (9 VOLUMES)
London: John Murray | Printed for the Booksellers | John and Henry L. Hunt, 1827, 1828, 1824.
Full Leather. Nine 16mo. volumes; finely bound in crimson straight-grain morocco faded a bit at the spines; with the covers bordered in wide decorative gilt, and double ruled; spines richly gilt and lettered in gilt, turn-ins with a simple decorative rule; corners of the covers ruled at the edges; all edges gilt; a pleasing and well-preserved set.~~The first six volume are “The Works”, printed by John Murray in 1826. Volume I is Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage, concluded in Volume II; Volume II also contains The Glaour and The Corsair; Volume III has Lara, The Bride of Abydor, The Siege of Corinth, Parisina, The Prisoner of Chillon, Beppo, and Mazeppo; Volume IV has Manfred, Hebrew Poems, Ode to Napoleon, Monody on the Death of Sheridan, Lament of Tasso, Poems, and Prophecy to Dante; Volume V has Marino Faliero and Cane; Volume VI has Sardanapalus and The Two Foscari. Volumes VII and VIII were “Printed for the Booksellers in 1828, and are comprised of Don Juan; and finally, Volume IX was printed by John and Henry L. Hunt in 1824 (the year of Byron’s death) and consists of The Age of Bronze; The Island; The Vision of Judgment; and the Reformed Transformed.
Very Good binding.