Byron, Lord - Lord Byron: Selected Poems Folio Poets - ( Item 125227 )
Published in London by Folio Society. 2013. First Thus. Near Fine Hardback. Page edges very slightly marked (production fault). No inscriptions or bookplates. Fine slipcase. A selection of sublime poems, with engravings by Simon Brett. Introduced by Jonathan Bate. 'My whole life was a contest,' wrote George Gordon, Lord Byron. Poet, traveller and liberator of Greece, he was the quintessential Romantic figure. Yet he also possessed a refreshingly cynical wit: "Tis pleasant, sure, to see one's name in print;/A book’s a book, although there’s nothing in't." From the satirical to the sublime, this selection of Byron’s poetry celebrates the different facets of his magnetic personality. Quarter-bound in leather with cloth sides. Printed with a design by Simon Brett. Coloured top page edges. Set in Baskerville. 416 pages. 21 wood engravings by Simon Brett. Book size: 11" x 7¼".
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