Description

    [Fore-edge Painting]. Lord Byron. Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, A Romaunt: And Other Poems. [Cantos I & II]. London: T. Davison for John Murray, 1812. Third edition. [together with:] Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. Canto the Third. London: For John Murray, 1816. First edition. [bound with:] Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. Canto the Fourth. London: John Murray, 1818. First edition.

    Two octavo volumes. Both volumes with scenic fore-edge paintings. Three title pages. First volume with an engraved plate and a fold-out facsimile Greek letter. Second volume's Fourth Canto with one engraved plate. Armorial bookplate on both pastedowns and ink gift inscriptions on front blanks. Both bound in full red straight grain morocco (the second volume darker than the first), with decorative gilt borders and corner designs, five raised spine bands with gilt titles and devices in compartments, all edges gilt, gilt on board edge corners, and gilt inner dentelles.

    Bindings rubbed and scuffed, second volume front board corner at foot dented with joint cracked. Chalk residue on front free endpaper of second volume. Small hole in first title page not affecting text, previous owner's holograph ink name on the title page of Canto III. Some moderate foxing and occasional soiling. Very good.


    More Information:

    Holograph pencil note in the second volume identifies the fore-edge painting as depicting "Old Dulwich", where Byron was a student at Dr. Glennie's Academy, previously known as the Green Man Tavern.



    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Books & Catalogs (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    Jan-Feb, 2016
    28th-4th Thursday-Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 9
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 409

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Floor auctions

    Open for bidding: (View All)

    Fine Art
    Ends on 01/30/2018

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 June 10 Civil War, Militaria, Arms & Armor - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    This was my first time dealing with an auction house, and I am 100% completely impressed with Heritage. There is not an aspect of this process that I have a critique for.
    Darryl S.,
    Stuart, FL
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 December 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 December 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,733,427