Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Lord Byron.

London: Robins & Co, 1824.

Price: $1,350.00

About the item

First edition. Added portraits, views, facsimiles, and other material; (2), viii, 360; (2), 361-756, plus 4 pp of publisher's ads. 2 vols. 8vo. Half green morocco by Root & Son, gilt-tooled spines, a.e.g., in the slipcase. A lovely clean and fine copy. Provenance: Ex libris stamp of C[harles] S. D[ixwell] (1868-1934); Cohn 145.

Item #267731

Originally issued in parts, this copy being extra illustrated with a total of 56 plates. A curious selection of extra plates including such contemporaries of Byron as Wordsworth, Southey, Mary and Percy Shelley, as well as Marie Antoinette, Napoleon (twice), and Washington Irving, with scenes of Venice and Constantinople. A pretty set.