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Caroline Fillmore Signed Set of 8 Diminutive Books, Byron's "Complete Works"
1825. Fillmore Caroline Caroline Fillmore Signed Set of 8 Diminutive Books, Byron's Complete Works A set of eight diminutive books comprising The Works of the Rt. Hon. Lord Byron (New York: William Borradaile, 1825) signed in each volume by Caroline C. Fillmore (1813-1881), second wife of 13th U.S. President Millard Fillmore (1800-1874). Caroline Fillmore's signatures as "Caroline C McIntosh" (7) and "Caroline C McIntosh" (1) appear in the beginning pages of each volume (see below.) Deaccessioned from the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Library, the institution founded by Millard and Abigail Fillmore. Each hard cover volume in this handsome set is bound in dark mustard morocco leather, with gilt embossed and ebonized spines. All bear library call number labels from the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society on the spines. In very good to near fine overall condition. Detached covers to Volumes III and VIII have been repaired. Condition issues include scattered foxing, as well as isolated closed tears and loss to corners and edges. The pages are mostly clean, with a few pencil marks in the margins of Volume I. Each volume measures 5.25" x 3" x 1". 24mo. Combined page count for the set is 2,680pp. The set reproduces the entire oeuvre of Lord Byron, ranging from epic poems like Childe Harold's Pilgrimage and Don Juan, to individual poems from the Hebrew Melodies. Each volume contains a frontispiece engraving illustrating one of his works. See below for a detailed description of where Caroline C. Fil … [Click Below for Full Description]
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