New York: R. Martin, ca. 1855. Later printing. Hardcover. Large 4vo. , 6-829 pp. Full brown leather with gilt decorations and lettering on the boards and spine, all edges gilt. Gilt portrait of Byron embossed on the front board, three of the Muses embossed in gilt on the rear board. Illustrated with a frontispiece engraving, a vignette engraved title page, and numerous steel-engraved plates. Collected and arranged, with illustrative notes by Thomas Moore, Lord Jeffrey, Sir Walter Scott, Bishop Heber, Samuel Rogers, Rev. H.H. Milman, etc. A nice compendium of Byron's poetry. Includes a hand-written poem by a contemporary owner and a photograph from the middle part of the nineteenth century, taken in Milwaukee by Hugo Broich. Near Very Good. Item #00008531
A Near Very Good book with foxing and toning to the leaves, a few former owner's markings (including a gilt stamp on the front board that has been mostly rubbed away), and the last page of the index showing loss, the top edge of it torn away.