Lot 357 of 515:
Byron's Prophecy of Dante, 1821  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$120
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Title:
The Prophecy of Dante: A Poem

Author:
Byron, Lord [George Gordon]

Place:
Philadelphia

Publisher:
M. Carey and Sons

Date:
1821

Description:

48 pp. (16mo) printed paper-covered boards. First American Edition. 

From the preface, "In the course of a visit to the city of Ravenna in the summer of 1819, it was suggested to the author that having composed something on the subject of Tasso's confinement, he should do the same on Dante's exile—the tomb of the poet forming one of the principal objects of interest in that city..."


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Condition:
Joints cracked and chipped, mild rubbing and soil; moderate foxing; very good.

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Item number:
298789a
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