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BYRON, Robert.

BYRON, Robert.

Rare books by Robert Byron, including first editions and signed first editions of The Adelphi Quartos, The Birth of Western Painting, and The Station. Athos: Treasures and Men.

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  1. 43403
    First Edition, First Impression of the author's first book. Learn More
    £220

    Stock Code: 43403

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  2. 46957comp
    First edition, first impression of one of Byron's earliest titles. With the author's very scarce signed presentation inscription to the title page, "To James Durham, Robert Byron, August 24 /44". Byron died the following year. Learn More
    £3,250

    Stock Code: 46957

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  3. 51842
    First edition, in a remainder binding with the Macmillan's Miscellany dust jacket. Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 51842

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  4. 94623
    First edition, first impression, in the first issue binding of royal blue cloth lettered in gold. "An enquiry into the origins of Islamic art presented in the form of one of the most entertaining travel books of modern times" (ODNB). In his introduction to the 1981 re-issue, Bruce Chatwin confessed to considering it "a... Learn More
    £5,250

    Stock Code: 94623

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  5. The Road to Oxiana.
    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the front free endpaper: "To Sir Denison Ross, in memory of much help with this book and many others, from, Robert Byron". A superb association, the distinguished linguist and orientalist Sir Denison Ross (1871-1940) was professor of Persian... Learn More
    £5,000

    Stock Code: 79960

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