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BYRON, George Gordon, Lord. DON JUAN: in Sixteen Cantos. With Illustrations. £ 80.00

London. Charles Daly. 1837. pp. xvi, 432. Frontis, engraved title & 17 plates. 32mo. Full morocco with gilt decoration. All edges gilt. pp 191 - 194 top corner worn away not affecting text. The engraved title shows the publisher as Charles Mason and is undated, the printed title shows Charles Daly as publisher & is dated. William St. Clair in The Reading Nation in the Romantic Period in Appendix 11 - Pirate and radical publishers and publications - Byron's Don Juan p690 lists 1837. London: Charles Mason. 32mo. Extremely small type scarcely readable in a fat little volume. Numerous engraved illustrations & 1839. Charles Daly. A version of Mason's edition of 1837. Other versions have been found dated 1839, 1849 and undated. This would appear to be an earlier Daly edition than listed by St Clair. It is quite sweet.

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