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Caroline Fillmore Signed Set of 8 Diminutive Books, Byron's "Complete Works"
1825. Fillmore CarolineCaroline Fillmore Signed Set of 8 Diminutive Books, Byron'sComplete WorksA set of eight diminutive books comprising The Works ofthe Rt. Hon. Lord Byron (New York: William Borradaile, 1825)signed in each volume by Caroline C. Fillmore (1813-1881), second wife of13th U.S. President Millard Fillmore (1800-1874). Caroline Fillmore'ssignatures as "Caroline CMcIntosh" (7) and"Caroline C McIntosh"(1) appear in the beginning pages of each volume (see below.) Deaccessionedfrom the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Library, the institution foundedby Millard and Abigail Fillmore.Each hard cover volume in this handsome set is bound in darkmustard morocco leather, with gilt embossed and ebonized spines. All bearlibrary call number labels from the Buffalo and Erie County HistoricalSociety on the spines. In very good to near fine overall condition. Detachedcovers to Volumes III and VIII have been repaired. Condition issues includescattered 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 VolumeI. Each volume measures 5.25" x 3" x 1". 24mo. Combined pagecount for the set is 2,680pp.The set reproduces the entire oeuvre of Lord Byron, ranging fromepic poems like Childe Harold's Pilgrimage and DonJuan, to individual poems from the HebrewMelodies. Each volume contains a frontispiece engravingillustrating one of his works.See below for a detailed description of where Caroline C.Fillmore's signature appears in each volume:Volume I. Signed as "Caroline CMcIntosh"on p. 9, the first p … [Click Below for Full Description]
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