The Corsair, A Tale BOUND WITH: Christabel: Kubla Khan, A Vision; The Pains of Sleep. AND WITH: Imperial and Papal Rome, A Poem AND WITH: THE ETONIAN, Nos. I & II.
Place Published: London
Publisher: John Murray
Date Published: 1814
Description: Four 19th century titles bound together in modern full brown calf; gilt-ruled and lettered spine with raised bands and red leather label, reading "The Corsair"; marbled end papers. London: John Murray, 1814, 1816, 1818, 1820. Mixed editions, as below.
Comments: BYRON, Lord: "The Corsair, A Tale". London: John Murray, 1814. Second issue, lacking ads & half-title. COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor: "Christabel..." London: John Murray, 1816. First edition -- the first appearance of this work which is among the best known poetry in the English language; bound with the half-title, but without the ads. LONG, Charles Edward: Imperial and Papal Rome. A Poem, which obtained the Chancellor's Medal at the Cambridge Commencement, July, 1818. THE ETONIAN, Nos. I & II, 162pp. with errata slip. Windsor: Knight & Dredge, October & November, 1820. Second Edition, which reprints the much admired poem "My Brother's Grave", by John Moultrie, not included in the first edition.Binding: hardcover
Condition: near fine
Book ID: 229575