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Lord Byron's Farewell to England : with three other poems, viz. Ode to St. Helena, To my daughter, on the morning of her birth, and To the lily of France.

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London : Published by J. Johnston ... and sold by all booksellers, 1816.
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[4], 31, [1] p. ; 23 cm. (8vo)
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Other Title:
Farewell to England
Form/Genre:
Advertisements -- England -- London -- 19th century.
Place of Publication:
England London.
Notes:
The author of the poems is unknown. Cf. Halkett & Laing.
Repudiated by Byron as spurious in a letter to J. Murray, dated 22 July 1816. Cf. Marchand.
"Hamblin and Seyfang, Printers, Garlick-Hill"--T.p. verso.
Signatures: [A]² B-E⁴.
Publisher's advertisements on verso of last printed leaf.
Local notes:
Given to the Penn Libraries in 1966 by Meyer and Hilda Emery Davis in memory of their son, Meyer Davis, Jr.
Penn Libraries copy bound in full red morocco; gold-stamped covers; five raised, gold-stamped bands on spine; title, purported author's name, place and date of publication stamped in gold on spine; gold-stamped cover-edges and turn-ins; binder's signature ("Bradstreet's") stamped in gold on lower front turn-in; marbled endpapers; gilt tops; original paper wrappers bound in.
Penn Provenance:
Davis, Meyer (donor)
Davis, Hilda Emery (donor)
Davis, Meyer, Jr. (honoree)
Joline, Adrian H. (Adrian Hoffman), 1850-1912 (bookplate)
Williams, George C. F. (George Clinton Fairchild), 1857-1933 (bookplate)
Penn Chronology:
1816
Cited in:
Halkett & Laing (2nd ed.) VI, p. 390
Marchand, L.A. Byron's letters, V, p. 84-85
Contributor:
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824.
Byron Collection in Memory of Meyer Davis, Jr. (University of Pennsylvania)
Contains:
Ode to the island of St. Helena.
To my daughter, on the morning of her birth.
To the lily of France.
OCLC:
6122714