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BYRON, Lord.

BYRON, Lord.

Rare books by Lord Byron, including first editions, signed ephemera, copies in fine bindings, and handsome sets of his collected Poems, and books owned by him. 

Watch the video of Lord Byron’s first edition presentation copy of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein that Peter Harrington sold in September 2012.

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  1. 43269
    Byron's copy, annotated by him in pencil in preparation for his translation, his ink ownership inscriptions in each volume having been cut away from the titles (though the distinctive shape of his signature remains); with the contemporary bookplates of Pietro Gamba. Pulci's romantic epic Morgante maggiore (1483), one of... Learn More
    £10,000

    Stock Code: 43269

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  2. Finden's Illustrations of the Life and Works of Lord Byron.
    First book edition, attractively bound. "It was William and Edward Finden's illustrations to Byron that substantially enhanced the status of their work. Following his death in Greece in 1824, their engravings sensitively conveyed to a wide contemporary audience images of Byron's life and work. Initially engaged by Byron's... Learn More
    £600

    Stock Code: 114762

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  3. 131642
    First illustrated edition, the copy of Princess Augusta of Cambridge (1822-1916), granddaughter of George III and by marriage Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, with her device to covers, her stamp to title page, and inscribed to her by a friend as a Christmas gift in the year of publication, when she was still 19 years... Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 131642

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  4. 131643
    First illustrated edition of Byron's classic autobiographical poem, with fine steel engravings and a fold-out map (showing the route of Byron/Childe Harold's adventure from England to Portugal, across the Mediterranean to Malta, through Greece and the Aegean islands to Troy and Constantinople). Childe Harold was first published... Learn More
    £650

    Stock Code: 131643

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  5. Life of Lord Byron,
    A very attractive copy of one of the great literary biographies of the 19th century and which "remains indispensable for students of Byron" (ODNB); it was first published in 1830 but the frontispiece and atmospheric title vignette - showing Newstead Abbey by moonlight - were specially engraved for this edition. Learn More
    £300

    Stock Code: 114654

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