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    Lot of Percy Bysshe Shelley and Lord Byron Works. Mary Shelley, editor: The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley. (New York: Merrill and Baker, nd), three volumes, Volume I: 432 pages, Volume II: 365 pages, Volume III: 388 pages, banded half-leather with marbled boards and endpapers, and gilt lettering and decoration on spine, 16mo (4.25" x 6.75"). This set is in very good condition. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown of each volume, and minimal rubbing to edges of spine and corners. Volume I has a .75" bump along right edge of front board, Volume II has a .5" x 1" scratch along top edge of front board, and the bottom of spine rubbed.

    Lord Byron: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, a Romaunt: and Other Poems. (London: John Murray, 1815), two volumes, Volume I: 79 pages, Volume II: 302 pages with appendix, half-leather with marbled boards and green title plates with gilt lettering on spine. Fold-out facsimile letter in ancient Greek bound in back. In good condition, with sunned spines sunned, rubbed boards, and noticeable loss to the leather at the corners.

    Lord Byron: Don Juan. Cantos XII.-XIII.-and XIV (London: John Hunt, 1823), 170 pages, gray paper spines with beige paper boards, 12mo (4.25" x 7.25"). This copy is in fair condition. A 1.75" closed tear (sliced) along right edge of page 85, 5.25" closed tear (sliced) along page 87. Water staining to right margin front pastedown to page 60, most noticeable front pastedown to page 11. The front board is water stained along right edge, back board has light stains in top corner and near spine. Spine tattered, label missing. Small label from Liverpool bookshop on front pastedown. Previous owner's signature on front free endpaper. From the Betty Bennett Collection.

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