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Byron Lord; The Poetical Works

SKU: Byron Lord AB0210082 $59.00
The Poetical Works of Lord Byron published by Thomas Y. Crowell & Co. No. 13 Astor Place New York. Including the Life of Lord Byron by Alexander Leighton. No date. Believed published between 1881 and 1893 in Duodecimo (twelvemo) 7 3/8x 5with five engravings. Highly decorated deco brown cloth with gilt in a stylized floral design on front cover. Back cover has plain brown cloth with two white spots approx. 2 cm. x 2 cm. and 1 cm. x 1 cm. Gilt edges all around. Spine highly decorated in gilt in continuation of front cover floral design. Byron trades Poemsand publisher in gilt on spine. The pages and binding is tight. However the front pages frontispiece and title page are detached from the binding (only detectable when the book is opened). Engraved frontispiece portrait of Byron. 698 pages each bordered in red. Pages are cream to light tan and supple without foxing spotting tears or loss. Text is complete. A deluxe printing and outstanding volume but for the unfortunate detachment of the aforementioned pages. A rare edition by this historic publisher. George Gordon Byron 6th Baron Byron Later George Gordon Noel 6th Baron Byron FRS (22 January 1788 19 April 1824) commonly known simply as Lord Byron was a British poet and leading figure on Romanticism. Amongst Byron trades best-known works are the brief poems She Walks in BeautyWhen We Two Partedand So well go no more a rovingin addition to the narrative poems Childe Harold trades Pilgrimageand Don Juan.He is regarded as one of the greatest British poets and remains widely read and influential both in the English-speaking world and beyond. Byron trades notability rests not only on his writings but also on his life which featured aristocratic excesses huge debts numerous love affairs and self-imposed exile. He was famously described by Lady Caroline Lamb as mad bad and dangerous to know Byron served as a regional leader of Italy trades revolutionary organization the Carbonari in its struggle against Austria. He later travelled to fight against the Ottoman Empire in the Greek War of Independence for which the Greeks revere him as a national hero. He died at age 36 from a fever contracted while in Missolonghi in Greece.