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Baron George Gordon Noel Byron Lara a Tale Jacqueline a Tale First Edition 1814

$600.00

Bryon, George Gordon Noel, Baron (1788 – 1824). Rogers, Samuel (1763 – 1855). Lara, a Tale. Jacqueline, a Tale. London: Printed for J. Murray, Albemarle-Street, By T. Davison, Lombard-street, Whitefriars, 1814. First edition, Variant 4.

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Bryon, George Gordon Noel, Baron (1788 – 1824). Rogers, Samuel (1763 – 1855). Lara, a Tale. Jacqueline, a Tale. London: Printed for J. Murray, Albemarle-Street, By T. Davison, Lombard-street, Whitefriars, 1814. First edition, Variant 4. Lara pages 1 – 93. Jacqueline, a Tale pages 95 – 128. 4 pages J. Murray’s book advertisements. 16.9 cm x 10.1 cm. 8vo. Yellow grained paper over cloth. With an inscription on the front fly-leaf: “Mary Jane Moore from T.F.M. June 22, 1815.” This variant, four, is printed on thicker paper, with watermark “J1808”; the “II” in the running title on page 82 is askew; and, there is no period after “I” in the running title on page 20. Spine worn, corners bumped. First two signatures loose but holding.

Title page.

Showing page 82 “Canto II” askew.

Front fly-leaf presentation inscription, “Mary Jane Moore from J. F. M. June 22, 1815.”

Page 1 of 4 pages of Murray’s book advertisements.

Front cover and spine.

Back cover.

Knocked corner front cover.

Inside front cover pastedown.