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Book Description
In modern half dark green morocco over marbled boards, some blind tooling. Spine, gilt tooling & titles. Internally, [3], (vi-xiii), [1] errata, [1], 2-187 pp, lacks half title, new endpapers. A very good + copy. (96*158 mm). (Wise V1 p8. Randolph p9 - stating its a forgery. Coleridge p250). This volume was the first volume of poetry published by Lord Byron, in June/July 1807, when he was 19 years old. It is a collection of mostly short poems, many in imitation of classic Roman poets. It consisted of 187 pages with thirty-nine poems. Of these, nineteen came from the original Fugitive Piece volume, while eight had first appeared in Poems on Various Occasions. Twelve were published for the first time. The "Fragment of a Translation from the 9th Book of Virgil's AEneid" was included as "The Episode of Nisus and Euryalus, A Paraphrase from the AEneid, Lib. 9," made up of 406 lines. (Wiki)
Dealer Notes
This volume was the first volume of poetry published by Lord Byron, in June/July 1807, when he was 19 years old. It is a collection of mostly short poems, many in imitation of classic Roman poets.

It consisted of 187 pages with thirty-nine poems. Of these, nineteen came from the original Fugitive Piece volume, while eight had first appeared in Poems on Various Occasions. Twelve were published for the first time. The "Fragment of a Translation from the 9th Book of Virgil's AEneid" was included as "The Episode of Nisus and Euryalus, A Paraphrase from the AEneid, Lib. 9," made up of 406 lines. (Wiki)
Author BYRON Lord GORDON George 1788-1824
Date 1807
Condition Near Fine

Price: £750.00

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