first editionPortrait, facsimile of Byron's handwriting, and 38 engraved plates by George Cruikshank. 1 vols. 8vo
by Cruikshank, George (illustrator)
London: J Robins, 1824. First edition, later issue, in printed wrapper. Portrait, facsimile of Byron's handwriting, and 38 engraved plates by George Cruikshank. 1 vols. 8vo. Bound in 20th-century tan polished calf gilt, by Riviere & Son, with the original pink printed wrappers "Forty Illustrations of Lord Byron, by Ceorge Cruikshank." Rebacked, with portions of spine repaired, wrappers a bit soiled. Cruikshank, George. First edition, later issue, in printed wrapper. Portrait, facsimile of Byron's handwriting, and 38 engraved plates by George Cruikshank. 1 vols. 8vo. A reduced set of the 47 illustrations originally published in George Clinton's MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE AND WRITINGS OF LORD BYRON. Cohn notes later issues of 43 and 40 plates ("40 were also issued in a paper wrapper separately"). Cohn 145 (cf. note)
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