Lot 591

BYRON, Lord (1788-1824). Manfred. A Dramatic Poem, London, 1817, contemporary half calf. With other works by Byron bound in.

Estimate: £70 - £100
Hammer price: £20
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BYRON, Lord (1788-1824).  Manfred. A Dramatic Poem. London: John Murray, 1817. Half title, 2-line printed quote from Hamlet on title, 80-pages with imprint of T. Davison on p.80. Wise I, p.123. [Bound with the same author’s:] Mazeppa, A Poem … Ode … A Fragment. London: John Murray, 1819. Half title, p. 70 blank, one-page of advertisements [undated] on p. 71, with imprint of Thomas Davison on verso. Wise I, p.131. [And:] The Lament of Tasso … Fourth edition. London: John Murray, 1817. Without a half title, 18-pages [And:] The Siege of Corinth. A Poem. Parisina. A Poem. London: John Murray, 1816. Half title, printed ‘Notes’ on p. [91], with imprint of T. Davison on verso. Wise I, p.106. (Some spotting, staining and browning.) Contemporary half calf and brown boards (spine worn with sections lacking, joints split, rubbed and scuffed). Provenance: Louisa Cadogan (contemporary signature at the beginning of each work). FIRST EDITIONS (except where indicated, and with issue points noted for each work). The ‘Fragment’ in the second named work is part of Byron’s unfinished vampire novel, one of the first in that genre.   

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