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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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Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. WITH: Giaour. WITH: Bride of Abydos. WITH: Corsair

"ON WITH THE DANCE! LET JOY BE UNCONFIN'D!"

BYRON. Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. WITH: Giaour. WITH: Bride of Abydos. WITH: Corsair. London, 1812-14. Two volumes.

Lovely set of some of Byron's most beloved works, including a second edition of the first two cantos of Childe Harold and early editions of three of his Turkish tales, handsomely bound. $2400.

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