Lot 82 of 218:
Lord Byron's first regularly published book  

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Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
Hours of Idleness, A Series of Poems, Original and Translated

Author:
Byron, George Gordon, Lord

Place:
Newark

Publisher:
S. and J. Ridge

Date:
1807

Description:

(iii)-xvi, 187 pp. (8vo) 21x13 cm (8¼x5¼") later full brown morocco, gilt-rule borders with three gilt dots at corners, spine ruled and similarly decorated, strapwork in blind on boards, top edge gilt. First Edition, later issue.

An later issue of the first edition, with errors corrected. Byron's first regularly published book.


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Condition:
Binding very lightly worn; previous owner stamp on title page, light foxing; very good.


 
Item number:
274709
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