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Lord Byron
Byron's Works
London: John Murray, 1853. Leather. Very Good. 6" by 4". None. A lovely collection of the works of Lord Byron in a uniform half calf binding, with attractive marbled paper boards, endpapers and text block. Featuring a bookplate of a 'M. Robarts' to the front pastedown of each volume. Complete in eight volumes. Containing the following works: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. Tale and Poems Dramas. Volume I Dramas. Volume II Beppo and Don Juan. Volume I Beppo and Don Juan. Volume II Miscellanies. Volume I Miscellanies. Volume II George Gordon Byron, more widely known as Lord Byron, was a British nobleman, poet and leading figure in the Romantic movement, often regarded as one of the greatest British poets. Byron was renowned, rather notoriously as being the most flamboyant of the major Romantics, notorious for his aristocratic excesses (which included huge debts) and numerous love affairs with both men and women. Beyond this however, Byron wrote prolifically throughout his lifetime and remains widely read and influential. Whilst several of these volumes contain one lengthy work by Byron (such as 'Childe Harold's Pilgrimage' and 'Beppo and Don Juan'), the other volumes contain an impressive array of both poetry and prose works, detailed as follows: 'Tale and Poems', containing: 'The Giaour', 'Bride of Abydos', 'The Corsair', 'Lara', 'Siege of Corinth', 'Parisina', Prisoner of Chillon', 'Mazeppa' and 'The Island'. 'Dramas' Volume I, containing: 'Manfred', 'Marino Faliero', 'Heaven and Earth', and 'Sardanapalus'. 'Dramas' Volume II, containing: 'Two Foscari', 'Cain', 'Deformed Transf … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA [Bath, United Kingdom]

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