The Works (in 4 vols)
London: John Murray, 1823.
London: John Murray, 1823. Four octavo volumes (8 3/8 x 5 1/4 inches; 212 x 133 mm.). Full contemporary citron straight-grain morocco, covers decoratively stamped in gilt and blind. Spines with four wide raised bands, decoratively tooled in gilt and blind and lettered in gilt in compartments, decorative gilt board-edges and turn-ins, light blue coated endpapers, all edges gilt, soiling to rear board of Volume 1. Collating Aiii-xii, 303, ; [iv], 359, ; [iv], 345, [1, blank], ; iii-viii, 367, [1, blank]. A near fine set in a fine Regency binding with just a little bit of wear to the top extremities of spines.
An English poet and a leading figure in the Romantic movement, Byron became as famous for his public persona and romantic scandals as he did for works like Don Juan and Child Harold's Pilgrimage. Here, a selection of his influential works are drawn together and preserved in a lovely Regency binding. (Item #3583)