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(WATKINS, John ). MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE AND WRITINGS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE LORD BYRON, with anecdotes of some of his contemporaries. £ 250.00

London. Henry Colburn. 1822. pp. xvi, 428.,Frontis. 8vo. Full green morocco with gilt decoration, all edges gilt. Hinges very slightly rubbed. Lacking adverts. Wise Vol 2, p77; Chew p112. The first lengthy and ambitious biography. Shelley wrote to Leigh Hunt on 24th June 1822 'Lord Byron, I hear, is in a state of supernatural fever about some lying memoirs published of him'. A very good copy.

Order Number: 8806

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