Friday, January 11, 2013
Byron's Copy of the Nights
George Gordon Byron (Lord Byron) (
), English lyricist, political activist, scandalizer and witty satirist also owned a copy of the
and here is some info on it:
"(23) Arabian Nights, by Scott, 6 vol. LARGEST PAPER,
with an additional set of plates inserted, green morocco
, 1811" (208).
info from -
Sale Catalogues of Libraries of Eminent Persons,
Vol. 6, edited by A. N. L. Munby. London: Mansell Information/Publishing Ltd; Sotheby Parke-Bernet Publications, Ltd, 1971.
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