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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron (1870)

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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron (1870)

SG$120.00

Title: The Poetical Works of Lord Byron

Author: Lord Byron, Ford Madox Brown (illus)

Publisher: E. Moxon & Son, and Company, London. No date, research reveals it to be 1870.

Condition: Full leather, embossed covers, gilt to all edges. Very good. Name stamp to ffep and frontispiece. Slight rubbing to cover, interior in fine condition. 604pp.

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About Byron (from Wikipedia):

George Gordon Byron, (22 January 1788 – 19 April 1824), commonly known simply as Lord Byron, was an English poet and a leading figure in the Romantic movement. Amongst Byron’s best-known works are the brief poems She Walks in Beauty, When We Two Parted, and So, we’ll go no more a roving, in addition to the narrative poems Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage and Don Juan. He is regarded as one of the greatest British poets and remains widely read and influential.

Byron was celebrated in life for aristocratic excesses including huge debts, numerous love affairs, rumors of a scandalous incestuous liaison with his half-sister, and self-imposed exile. He was famously described by Lady Caroline Lamb as “mad, bad and dangerous to know”. He travelled to fight against the Ottoman Empire in the Greek War of Independence, for which Greeks revere him as a national hero. He died from a fever contracted while in Missolonghi in Greece.