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    George Anson Byron. Voyage of H.M.S. Blonde to the Sandwich Islands, in the Years 1824-1825.... London, 1826.

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    George Anson Byron. [Maria Graham, editor]. Voyage of H.M.S. Blonde to the Sandwich Islands, in the Years 1824-1825. Captain the Right Hon. Lord Byron, Commander. London: John Murray, 1826.

    First edition. Quarto. Fold out frontispiece "View of the great Volcano of Peli", folding chart, and thirteen engraved plates. Armorial bookplate of Edward Simeon on front pastedown. Boards detached. Captain Byron was the cousin of the poet Lord Byron. Good.

    x, [1 binder's directions], 260 pages. Half calf over marbled paper covered boards, gilt rules. Both boards detached, rubbed and scuffed, leather backstrip missing with few gilt remnants; small holograph pencil bookseller's marks on endpapers, fold separation with old paper repair on verso of fold out frontispiece, title page coming loose, foxing and browning spots (heavy at times), few small tears, occasional soiling and smudges. Modern removable protective tips added. Otherwise in good condition.

    [Hill, 231].



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