The Works of Lord Byron – With a Life and Illustrative Notes by William Anderson, Esq.
In Two Volumes with 65 (of 67) Steel-engravings. Edinburgh, A. Fullerton & Co., [c.1840]. Large Octavo. Volume I (with 35 of 36 engravings): Portrait-Frontispiece of a young Byron with a wonderful Facsimile-Inscription to his friend Murray and two facsimile-signatures (as Byron and “Sometimes – Biron”), Engraved Titlepage (″Lausanne”), CCXXIV, 270 pages / Volume II (with 29 of 30 engravings): Frontispiece – Engraving of “Newstrad – Abbey”, Engraved Titlepage (″Villeneuve”), 465 pages. Hardcover / Stunning full leather with gilt lettering and tooling and ornament on boards and spine. English Master-Bindings of the 19th century. Very good condition with some signs of external wear. Some minor paint-staining to bindings.
This stunning set of Byron’s works and Biography is including 70 full-page steel-engravings of landcsapes where Byron spent time and portraits of contemporaries and people Byron engaged with.
Volume I includes:
1: Portrait of Lord Byron (Frontispiece) / 2: Lausanne (Vignette Title) / 3: Portrait of Hobhouse / 4: Steel-engraving of the Franciscan Convent, Athens (Residence of Lord Byron, 1811) /5: Portrait of Lady Caroline Lamb / 6: Portrait of Marguerite Cogni / 7: Portrait of Lady Byron / 8: Landscape Engraving of Geneva / 9: Diodati / 10: Interlachen [Interlaken] / 11: Grindenwald (this engraving is missing) / 12: Verona / 13: Petrarch’s House / 14: Licenza / 15: The Lido, Venice / 16: Portrait of Countess Guiccioli / 17: Bologna / 18: Campo Santo, Pisa / 19: Portrait of Shelley / 20: Cephalonia / 21: Missolonghi / 22: Harrow / 23: Lachin-Y-Gair (First of Two Views) / 24: Lachin-Y-Gair (Second of Two Views) / 25: Portrait of Old Lord Clare / 26: Portrait of Sir Walter Scott / 27: Portrait of Robert Southey / 28: Portrait of Samuel Taylor Coleridge / 29: Portrait of Thomas Moore / 30: Portrait of Samuel Rogers / 31: Portrait of Gifford / 32: Portrait of Miss Chaworth / 33: Engraving of Malta (Harbour) / 34: Portrait of Theresa, Maid of Athens / 35: Engraving of the Temple of Theseus / 36: Engraving of Corinth /
Volume II includes:
1: Engraving of Newstead (Frontispiece) / 2: Engraving of Villeneuve (Vignette Title) / 3: Dungeon of Chillon / 4: Portrait of Lady Sarah Sophia Jane, Countess of Jersey / 5: Engraving of a Portrait of Napoleon (by Freeman after the original by Delaroche)/ 6: Portrait of Madame de Stael (this engraving is missing) / 7: Engraving of a View of Lisbon (from Fort Almeida) / 8: Engraving of the Cork Convent near Cintra [Sintra] / 9: Mafra / 10: Portrait of Maid of Saragoza [Saragossa] / 11: Engraving of Delphi / 12: Engraving of Seville / 13: Engraving of Cadiz [beautiful scene of the Promenade with Sailing Ships] / 14: The Temple of Jupiter Olympus, Athens / 15: Portrait of Ali Pacha (late Vizier of Jannina) with the Facsimile-signature of Ali Pacha / 16: Engraving of The Rocks of Suli / 17: Engraving of a View of Constantinople from Pera / 18: Temple of Minerva / 19: Portrait of Ada / 20: Piazzetta (from the Church of St.Mark, Venice) / 21: The Castle of Ferrara / 22: Engraving of The Falls of Terni / 23: Tomb of Cecilia Metella / 24: Engraving of the Pantheon (Rome) / 25: Engraving of The Gulf of Salamis / 26: Engraving of Cape Colonna / 27: Engraving of Ancona / 28: Engraving of Ravenna (with Dante’s Tomb) / 29: Engraving of St. Sophia / 30: Engraving of Aberdeen /