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Lord George Gordon Byron
Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, the four Cantos in 3 vols. by Lord Byron (1st eds.)
London: John Murray. Byron, George G., Lord. 1812. Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. A Romaunt.Cantos I and II. London: Thomas Davison for John Murray, William Blackwood and John Cumming, 4o.Engraved facsimile of a Romaic letter at end. With leaf of advertisements, facsimile letter foxed (as usual). Some interesting [contemporary] handwritten "corrections" to abbreviated words in the poem in several pages (probably written by a contemporary critic). Page 15 with two marginal, short contemporary critical annotations in pencil. Pages browning, especially in borders, light foxing (spotting) in some pages. First Edition (rare, only 500 copies printed of this foundational work that established Byron's reputation as a poet). Recently reinforced and rebound (Brignell Bookbinders, Cambridge, UK) on grey papered boards (provenance data available). Byron, George G., Lord. 1816. Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. Canto theThird. London: T. Davison for John Murray, 8o (some light spotting.) First Edition, probably second issue. Recently rebound (Brignell Bookbinders, Cambridge, UK) on labelled, grey papered boards (provenance data available). Byron, George G., Lord. 1818. Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. Canto theFourth. London: T. Davison for John Murray, 1818. 8o.(spotting on first pages). First Edition. State not established. Original labelled, grey papered boards in very good condition, professionally restored, spine reinforced (Brignell Bookbinders, Cambridge, UK).Not to be sold individually. Complete Set only. Dispatched with Royal Mail Signed For, 2nd Class. [Attributes: First Edition]
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