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The Works of the Right Honourable Lord Byron (seven volumes)


George Gordon Lord Byron


John Murray 1818

Binding:  Hardback  |  Condition: Good  | 

Early collected edition, published during the poet's lifetime, containing all his verse dramas and poems up until early 1819. Vol. I (1818): Childe Harold's Pilgrimage Cantos I & II; Vol. II (1818): The Giacour & The Bride of Abydos; Vol. III (1818): The Corsair & Lara; Vol IV (1818): Ode to Napoleon, Poems & Hebrew Melodies; Vol. V (1818): The Siege of Corinth, Parisina & Poems; Vol. VI (1818): The prisoner of Chillon, Lament of Tasso, Manfred & Poems; Vol. VII (1819): Childe Harold's Pilgrimage Cantos III & IV. With notes to the significant works. Full leather with gilt decoration and interesting hand drawn lines to covers. Marbling to page edges. Inner and outer dentelles. 12mo. (165x100mm) [xiv] 218+202+222+203+184+192+273pp. inc. advertisements. With crest of John King Lethbridge stamped to reverse of ffep.Two volumes skillfully rebacked and labels redone recently. Cracking to joints, slight loss of leather at top of spine to 3 volumes. Rubbing to edges. Light Markings to covers. Mild foxing along edge but otherwise contents clean. Bindings starting on some volumes, tight to others. Fair/Good.

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