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Lord Byron
[Double Fore-Edge Painting] Lord Byron Childe Harold's Pilgrimage Murray 1816
London: John Murray, 1816. Spine slightly darkened; extremities rubbed and edgeworn; preliminary pages chipped and brittle, extensive ink annotations to front and rear blanks; occasional ink and pencil notations throughout, with a tipped in note facing p. 176; light scattered foxing and toning; ink ownership signature, bookplate of Oscar Ehrhardt Lancaster laid-in. Fair. [Double Fore-Edge Painting] Lord Byron Childe Harold's Pilgrimage Murray 1816 Lord Byron. Childe Harold's Pilgrimage: Canto the Third. London: John Murray, 1816. First edition, second issue, with title-page reset. First variant with "Eagle" not corrected to "Falcon" on p. 67. Octavo. [2], 79, [1], xiii, [3], 256, 80pp. Contains Byron's Canto the Third and Canto the Fourth, each with notes. Handsomely rebound in oxblood morocco, stamped in gilt to spine, boards stamped in blind, marbled edges. With double fore-edge paintings depicting 1: Newstead Abbey (Byron's family seat) and 2: Missolonghi, Greece (site of Byron's death.) Spine slightly darkened; extremities rubbed and edgeworn; preliminary pages chipped and brittle, extensive ink annotations to front and rear blanks; occasional ink and pencil notations throughout, with a tipped in note facing p. 176; light scattered foxing and toning; ink ownership signature, bookplate of Oscar Ehrhardt Lancaster laid-in. Fair. RJL-00327A. [Attributes: First Edition]
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