Lot 63 of 459:
Rare continental edition of Byron's "Manfred"  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Manfred, A Dramatic Poem.

Author:
Byron [George Gordon Noel], Lord

Place:
Brussels

Publisher:
Printed at the British Press

Date:
[1817]

Description:

81 pp. (Small 8vo), 18x11 cm. (7x4¼), period calf spine, marbled boards, gilt lettering. Half-title present.  First Brussels edition. 

OCLC records five copies (Harvard, Princeton, Oxford, BL, UBC) in three records, all three of which have the same pagination and appear to be the same edition.  A rare continental edition of Byron's Manfred and from the appearance of the second-rate printing, it is likely a piracy as well. 


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Binding worn; text a little stained; a good copy.


 
Item number:
291778
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