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Don Juan, Cantos III, IV, and V

By: Byron, George Gordon; Lord Byron

Price: $395.00

Publisher: London, Printed By Thomas Davison, Whitefriars: 1821

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 26342

Condition: Very Good


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 218 pages; 1st edition, the large-paper 8vo. [6], [3]-218, [2]pp. Uncut in original drab green paper covered boards with a modern green qurtercloth rebacking titled in gilt. Retains half-title and front blank with 1820 watermark and prior manuscript ownership of John Jobson. Boards lightly rubbed with mild bumping to corners; some mild scattered spotting. Randolph p 74. VG View more info

Mazeppa,

By: Byron, Lord [George Gordon].

Price: $275.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1819

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28505

Condition: Very Good-


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 72 pages; 1st edition, 2nd issue - with imprint moved from [70] to verso of p. 71. Retains half-title page. Bound in later cloth backed, paper covered boards with paper title label to the thin spine. Without the original wraps and the 8 page inserted Murray catalog. Small horizontal abrasion to the upper board; presumably a paper title label had been mounted to the center. Board edges lightly rubbed at edges, maroon quarter cloth rubbed and a little thin at spine ends. Small chip missing from the top edge of the half-title. Contents bright and clean; complete save fo... View more info

The Corsair, A Tale [bound with] The Bride of Abydos, a Turkish Tale

By: Byron, Lord [George Gordon].

Price: $365.00

Publisher: London, John Murray; Thomas Davison: 1813

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28965

Condition: Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; Bound together in one volume. 1st edition, 2nd state of "Bride of Abydos" and 1st dition, 2nd state of "The Corsair." Half-title pages lacking for both works. Corsair appears before Bride with Randolph's 2nd state (B) set of sheets ending at page 100, the last 8 pages excised with no Davison imprint present on p. 100. Title page for Bride faces p. 100 of Corsair. Pg 47 with 20 lines only, though the errata sheet called for between pg iv and 1 has been removed, trimmed down to the contents of the needed text and pasted in the lower margin of pg 47. No ... View more info

The Giaour, A Fragment of a Turkish Tale

By: Byron, Lord [George Gordon].

Price: $265.00

Publisher: London, John Murray; Printed by T. Davison: 1813

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28949

Condition: Very Good-


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 41 pages; 1st edition, 2nd issue. Recased in modern 1/4 brown polished calf and brown cloth boards. 2nd issue, the trade printing, with Byron's name on title page but without watermark in the paper of the text block. Lacking half-title page. Contents clean and generally bright, though with a very mild and faint damp line in the lower spine corner of the title and dedication leaves and with trace rippling to the same portion of the book's pages. A well done rebinding if somewhat utitlitarian. Trace rub to cloth at corner tips. Davison imprint between double rules on t... View more info

English Bards and Scotch Reviewers; A Satire [First American Edition]

By: Byron, Lord [George Gordon].

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Philadelphia & Charleston, Brannan and Morford; E. Morford, Willington, and Co.: 1811

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 29399

Condition: Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 86 pages; 1811 Brannan and Morford, Philadelphia and E. Morford, Willington, and Co. , Charleston. 1st US edition, from the 3rd London edition. Bound in original letterpress printed, paper covered boards. An early 20th century spine rebacking of buff paper with new endsheets laid down. Complete with original half-title. [2], viii, 86, [bl] pp. Publisher's printed paper over boards show some light soiling and toning to upper cover with shallow chipping to paper at front corners and abrasion at edges; lower board comprising a catalog ad for recent titles by E. Morford ... View more info

Marino Faliero, Doge Of Venice. An Historical Tragedy In Five Acts. With Notes - The Prophecy Of Dante, A Poem [bound With] The Island, Or Christian And His Comrades. [Queen Adelaide's Copy with Signature and Bookplate]

By: Byron, Lord [George Gordon].

Price: $600.00

Publisher: London, John Murray & John Hunt: 1821

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29398

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; [ASSOCIATION COPY - Queen Adelaide with her bookplate and signature] 1821 & 1823. John Murray & John Hunt. Two volumes in one, including the more difficult John Hunt published "The Island". 1st edition, 1st variant of Marino Faliero with Doge speech in 151 in 5 1/2 lines. Soundly bound in period 1/2 polished calf over marbled paper boards; ruling across spine in gilt and blind with black morocco title label. "Faliero" bound with half-title but lacking ad leaf at rear; "Island" lacking half-title and adverts leaf at rear. xxi,[1],261,[1]pp.; ... View more info

Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto the Fourth

By: Byron, Lord [George Gordon].

Price: $285.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1818

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39923

Condition: Very Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 257 pages; 1st edition, 2nd issue. Rebound in 1/2 morocco with marbled paper covered boards and matchng marbled paper endpages. Red leather title labels to spine. [i-iii], iv-xiv, [2], (1-2) , 3-257, [3] pp. Single leaf, 2 pages of ads at rear. Snugly bound; edges untrimmed. 6 lines on errata leaf. Endpages refreshed. Contents complete and bright. Very attractive copy. VG+ thus View more info

Lara, a Tale & Jacqueline, a Tale

By: [Byron, George Gordon Lord] & [Samuel Rogers]

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, J. Murray: 1814

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38128

Condition: Good+


Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 128 pages; 1st edition. [viii], [1] -128, [4] pp. Half-title present. Soundly bound in contemporary drab brown paper covered boards, with a professionally rebacked spine in a very sympathetic matching brown paper and new paper title label. Variant with pages not watermarked, "II" in running title on p 82 is askew and period dropped on p 20. [4] pp publisher ads at rear. Edges untrimmed. No prior ownership or marks. G++ to VG- thus View more info