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    Six Books Pertaining to Percy Shelley & Lord Byron. Consisting of:
    H. Buxton Forman (Editor): The Poetical Works of Percy B. Shelley. (London: Reeves & Turner, 1882), two volumes, Volume I: 572 pages, followed by four pages of advertising, Volume II: 552 pages plus index, followed by four pages of advertising, black cloth with gilt lettering on spine and decorative stamping on the front board, 12mo (5.5" x 7.75"). Volume I has light age toning to top of pages, .5" tear at top of spine, corners of boards and head and tail of spine bumped, .375" chip at head of spine. Volume II shows light age toning to top of pages, .75" tear at top front gutter, corners bumped.
    Lord George Gordon Byron: Conversations with Lord Byron with the Countess of Blessington. (Philadelphia: E.L. Carey & A. Hart, 1836), 180 pages, green quarter-cloth with paper boards, 8vo (5" x 8"). This book is in fair condition. It displays heavy foxing, worn and stained boards, front hinge starting, cloth split along back gutter.
    Lady Jane Shelley (Editor): Shelley Memorials: from Authentic Sources to which is added an essay on Christianity by Percy Bysshe Shelley. (London: Elder & Co., 1859), 290 pages followed by 24 pages of advertising, blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and decorative blind stamping on the boards, 8vo (5.25" x 8"). The book is in good condition, with minimal foxing present, rubbed boards, bumped corners, head and tail of spine bumped.
    Lord George Gordon Byron: English Bards and Scotch Reviewers: A Satire. (London: James Cawthorn, 1810), 85 pages followed by three pages of advertising, original gray boards with beige paper spine, 8vo (5" x 8.5"). Internally excellent, though the spine is cracked along front edge and missing .5" piece at top. Small stains present.
    Mary Shelley (Editor): The Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley. (London: Edward Moxon, London: 1847), 164 pages, red half-leather with red boards and gilt lettering on spine, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, 8vo (6.75" x 9.75"). Dedicated to Percy Florence Shelley. The book is very good, with red front board sunned at front edge, head and tail of spine rubbed, a few pencil annotations, and corners rubbed and bumped. From the Betty Bennett Collection.


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