London: For C. and J. Ollier, Welbeck Street, 1818. First edition, second issue, with correctly dated title, a.... Read More about The Revolt of Islam; a Poem, in Twelve Cantos
Liverpool: The Liverpool Booksellers, 1911. First edition. Read More about William Blake, Mystic. A Study. Together with Young's Night Thoughts: Nights I & II. With...
London: Chatto & Windus, 1907. First edition. Read More about The Real Blake
London: Printed for John Stockdale, 1793. First Stockdale edition and first with the Blake plates, first issue with the long 's' throughout. With 12 Plates by Blake. A tall copy in contemporary binding of the Stockdale edition of Gay’s Fables with 12 engravings by Blake, who freely adapted his source..... Read More about Fables … with a Life of the Author
London: Trainon Press for the William Blake Trust, 1970. Copy Number 50 of 882 copies. Read More about All Religions are One
London: Wm. Muir, 1920. No. 21 of 50 [i.e., 32] copies, signed by Muir. Muir Facsimile. Read More about The Book of Thel
New York: The Beechhurst Press, . One of 2500 copies. Facsimile of the "Rinder" copy. Printed in France. Read More about Jerusalem. Foreword by Geoffrey Keynes
London: Quaritch, 1886. No. 40 of 50 copies, signed by Muir. Muir Facsimile. Includes the title-page and All Religions are One, and Muir's own version of the missing plate b5. The "Preface," dated 1886, indicates that the facsimile is based on plates "in the British Museum [copy A] and from..... Read More about There is No Natural Religion
[Edmonton: 1885]. No. 39 of 50 copies, on Hodgkinson wove paper. Muir Facsimile. Read More about Visions of the Daughters of Albion
London: Bernard Quaritch, 15 Piccadilly, 1893. First Edition, limited to 500 copies. There was a large paper edition (One of 150) bound in leather but the regular edition, as here, is more desirable on account of the lavish gilt publisher’s binding. Superb Set of the Yeats & Ellis Edition of..... Read More about The Works of William Blake, Poetic, Symbolic, and Critical. Edited with Lithographs of the...
London: William Charlton Wright...Whiting & Branston, Printers, [ca. 1828]. A scarce anthology of supernatural tales, which according to the publisher's statement on the recto of the contents leaf come from "the pens of personal friends." The wonderfully weird plates, done in colour and gold, include a folding frontis titled "Byron's..... Read More about The Book of Spirits, and Tales of the Dead; Containing "Lord Byron in the Other World;"...
Iowa City: University of Iowa [Printed at the Torch Press], . First edition. Read More about My Leigh Hunt Library. The Holograph Letters
Inscribed below portrait:"for Mr. J.L. Eraham jr.Sustained and soothedByron unfalterng trust approach thy graveLike one who wraps the drapery of his couchAbout him, and lies down to pleasant dreams.November 18th 1864. W.C. Bryant."The last lines of his most famous poem Thanotopsis. Read More about Portrait of William Cullen Bryant engraved by Illman & Sons November 15, 1851, Signed
New York: December 24, 1838. William Cullen Bryant (1794-1878) was an American romantic poet, a lawyer, a journalist, and an editor of the Washington Post. His most famous poem (from his youth) is "Thanatopsis" but he is perhaps better known for his journalistic enterprises, in which he was one of..... Read More about ALS. To Hon. William Marcy, Albany
London: Printed by S. Gosnell … for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1813. First edition. This poem was for Byron something of an experiment, which is why he adopted a pseudonym. After a rather lukewarm reception, Byron disowned the poem entirely. A small cache of uncut copies was discovered at some..... Read More about Waltz. An Apostrophic Hymn. By Horace Hornem, Esq
London: John Murray, Albemarle-Street, 1818. First edition, second issue (see Wise for list of ponts). In the author's estimation, the most successful canto of his masterpiece. Read More about Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. Canto the Fourth
Venice: Printed at the Armenian Monastery of S. Lazarus, 1872. First thus. Byron in Armenian. Printed at the Armenian monastery at San Lazzaro. While living in Venice, Byron studied Armenian on the island several days a week with Father Paschal and assisted his tutor in the writing of an Armenian..... Read More about Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. Italy
Oxford: Oxford University Press, . Read More about The Poetical Works of…
London: John Murray, 1816. First edition, (presumed) first state with recto of E8 (p. 61) blank and with both Murray’s list of Byron’s poems and the imprint on p. 62. Souvenir of Geneva. “There are seven pillars of Gothic mold, / In Chillon’s dungeons deep and old”Byron's very free interpretation..... Read More about The Prisoner of Chillon, and Other Poems
Newark: S. & J. Ridge, 1807. First edition, Large Paper (second issue), with half-title. LARGE PAPER. 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;..... Read More about Hours of Idleness
London: John Murray, 1821. First edition, second issue, with 6 pp addenda at back; 2500 copies of the entire edition printed. The recipient of the letter was its publisher, John Murray. Read More about Letter to **** ******, on the Rev. W. L. Bowles’ strictures on the life and writings of Pope
London: Printed for Charles Knight, 1824. First edition. Dallas was a miscellaneous writer of modest talent who became friendly with Byron partly on the strength of his sister's marriage to Byron's uncle, George Anson Byron. Byron gave Dallas some letters he had written to his mother during his eastern travels..... Read More about Recollections of the Life of Lord Byron, from the Year 1808 to the End of 1814 ... Taken from...
[London]: Printed [by the Curwen Press] for the First Edition Club, 1925. First Edition, no. 479 of 500 copies printed. ‘every book and pamphlet which Byron is known to have written’. Elegantly produced catalogue of the major Byron exhibition mounted by the First Edition Club in 1925. Though not the..... Read More about Bibliographical Catalogue of First Editions Proof Copies & Manuscripts of Books by Lord Byron...
London: John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1863. New and Complete edition. Read More about The Poetical Works of Lord Byron. Collected and Arranged with Notes by Sir Walter Scott, Lord...
New York: William B. Gilley; A Paul, Printer, 1822. First separate edition. Read More about The Two Foscari, an Historical Tragedy
Sydenham: 19 February 1816. Campbell (1777-1844) writes to an unnamed recipient, declining to review a volume of poetry but offering his services in making an introduction and mentioning the author and editor William Gifford and the publisher John Murray. The letter reads, in part: "Respecting the volume of Poems …..... Read More about Autograph Letter Signed ("T. Campbell"