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Bindings and library sets of rare books from Peter Harrington. From children's books to ancient literature, you'll find first editions, fine bindings and autographed sets across hundreds of authors.


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  1. 130861
    First editions of Hebrew Melodies (with the first appearance in print of "She Walks in Beauty"), Childe Harold's Pilgrimage Cantos II and IV, The Prisoner of Chillon, and Manfred, together in a highly attractive uniform contemporary binding along with early editions of Childe Harold Cantos I and II (tenth edition), The... Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 130861

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  2. 127332detail
    An attractive library set of Byron's works, complete with the three Don Juan volumes added to the edition, including all his poems and plays, letters and journals, and the Life by his friend Thomas Moore. Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 127332

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  3. 127156
    First Baudry edition, presented here in a very pretty period binding by Hering. Despite references in contemporary Parisian almanacks to "J. Hering" as a French and English bookbinder, there is little evidence that this Hering, who has signed his name in the customary French manner at the base of the spine on the first volume,... Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 127156

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  4. 118037
    First edition, first issue, with the Doge's speech on p. 151 starting "What crimes?" and lasting five-and-a-half lines, changed in the second issue to begin, "His crimes!" followed by seven additional lines. Marino Falerio is a verse tragedy written by Byron after visiting the Palazzo Ducale in Venice and discovering that... Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 118037

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