Remains: a Selection of his Letters, with his Prolusiones Juveniles, with Appendix and Brief Biographical Memoir by R. Tweddell.
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1815
Description: Silhouette frontispiece, 8 copper engravings and 3 maps. Over 650pp. Square 4to, full straight-grained and blind stamped morocco (front hinge loose, internally fine). London: Mawman, 1815. First Edition. Very good.
Comments: Tribute to an almost uniquely enthusiastic classical scholar who died in Greece in 1799 at the age of 30. Byron was instrumental in erecting a memorial to him. Includes a full account of the mysterious disappearance of Tweddell's journals, mss. collections, drawings, etc., which had been entrusted to Lord Elgin.Edition: First Edition
Condition: very good(+)
Book ID: 35345