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Lara, : a tale. Jacqueline, a tale..

Author/Creator:
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824.
Publication:
London: : Printed for J. Murray, Albemarle-Street, by T. Davison, Whitefriars., 1814.
Format/Description:
Book
[8], 128, [4] p. ; 18 cm.
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Other Title:
Poems
Form/Genre:
Poems -- 1814.
Notes:
"Lara" is by Byron; "Jacqueline" is by Samuel Rogers.
First edition of both works. "Jacqueline" had been privately printed before this published edition; cf. Wise. Both later printed separately.
This edition is known to exist in four variants. In variant 1, the paper has no watermark. Variant 2 is printed on thicker paper with watermark J/1808 or JB/1818. Variant 3 is variant 2, but with the "II." in running title on p. 82 askew. Variant 4 same as variant 3, but with no period after the "I" in running title on p. 20. Cf. Randolf, F.L. Byron, p. 42-45.
This is 1st ed., 3rd variant with watermark on paper and II on p. 82 crooked.
Half title: "Poems."
Each poem has fly-title (verso blank), and running-title.
Includes bookseller's advertisement on [4] p. at end, with printer's imprint as colophon.
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: Gift of: Evan H. Turner (2006), from the collection of Professor Albert Morton Turner (1890-1976).
Athenaeum copy has bookplate of Matthew Isacke.
Cited in:
Randolph, F.L. Studies for a Byron bibliography, p. 42-45
Wise, T.J. Bibliography of Byron, I:101
Contributor:
Murray, John, 1778-1843. , Bookseller
Davison, Thomas. , Printer
Turner, Evan H. , Donor
Turner, albert Morton. , Former owner
Isacke, Matthew. , Former owner
Contains:
Rogers, Samuel, 1763-1855. Jacqueline. 1814.