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Don Juan

"THE WAR AND PEACE OF ENGLISH POETRY"

BYRON. Don Juan. London, 1819-21; 1823-24. Six volumes bound in four.

Scarce first editions of Byron's great work—Cantos I-XVI complete in six volumes, with Volume I the scarce first issue, in quarto format—very handsomely bound in full calf-gilt by Francis Bedford. $16,500.

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Journey Through Albania

(ALBANIA) (GREECE) (TURKEY) HOBHOUSE, John Cam. A Journey Through Albania. London, 1813.

First edition of Hobhouse's classic account of his travels through Albania and Turkey with his close friend, Lord Byron. Illustrated with two folding maps, 17 splendid hand-colored aquatint plates (including seven double-page views of Athens, the Acropolis, the Parthenon, Constantinople, the Seraglio, etc., and seven costume plates heightened in gold), engraved frontispiece, one engraved plan, two plates of facsimile letters and two plates of Greek music. $9500.

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Giaour

BYRON’S THE GIAOUR, WITH IMPORTANT VAMPIRE REFERENCES

BYRON, George Gordon, Lord. The Giaour. London, 1813.

First edition, scarce first issue on heavy watermarked paper, one of 12 copies requested of the publisher by Byron for personal distribution (second variant with Byron's name on the title page). The first of Byron's "Oriental romances," including an early Westernized version of the vampire myth, in original wrappers. $6000.

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