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Hours of Idleness, a Series of Poems, Original and Translated
Newark: S. and J. Ridge, 1807. First edition, second issue, with line 2 on p. 22 reading "those tissues of falsehood". [i]-[xiv], [1]-187 pp. 1 vols. Tall 8vo (8 7/8 x 5 3/4 in.). Nineteenth-century green pebbled morocco, a.e.g., by Seton and Mackenzie. Joints slightly rubbed, scattered foxing, but overall an attractive copy, with the bookplate of James Lorimer Graham. First edition, second issue, with line 2 on p. 22 reading "those tissues of falsehood". [i]-[xiv], [1]-187 pp. 1 vols. Tall 8vo (8 7/8 x 5 3/4 in.). Byron's first regularly published book, following the privately printed Fugitive Pieces and Poems on Various Occasions. This copy has the second issue points as follows: leaf D3 (i.e., pp 21-22) is not a cancel; p 114 'Thunder' in spelled correctly; p. 171 numbered as 71; and p. 181 has 'The' correctly printed in the penultimate line. Wise Byron, I, pp. 7-8; Hayward 218; Randolph, p. 9
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