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Marino Faliero, Doge Of Venice. An Historical Tragedy In Five Acts. With Notes - The Prophecy Of Dante, A Poem [bound With] The Island, Or Christian And His Comrades. [Queen Adelaide's Copy with Signature and Bookplate]

By: Byron, Lord [George Gordon].

Price: $600.00

Publisher: London, John Murray & John Hunt: 1821

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29398

Condition: Very Good

8vo 8" - 9" tall; [ASSOCIATION COPY - Queen Adelaide with her bookplate and signature] 1821 & 1823. John Murray & John Hunt. Two volumes in one, including the more difficult John Hunt published "The Island". 1st edition, 1st variant of Marino Faliero with Doge speech in 151 in 5 1/2 lines. Soundly bound in period 1/2 polished calf over marbled paper boards; ruling across spine in gilt and blind with black morocco title label. "Faliero" bound wit... View more info

Masonic Discourses: Containing: an Inaugural and Valedictory Address As Grand Master; And, Addresses on Occasions of Grand Visitations

By: Chandler, Joseph R. (Grand Master Of Masons For Pennsylvania)

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Barrington & Haswell: 1844

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Alibris.0001253

Condition: Very Good+

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 223 pages; Original blue cloth boards ornately blind decorated both front and rear. Spine blind ruled and gilt stamped. From the collection of Civil War calvalry General, John Weidman, with a fraternal gift inscription to him on the front endpg from William H Adams, dated 1857. An exceptionally neat copy; quite tight and bright. Blemishes limited to these: very slighty stressed cloth at the spine ends; front board fore corners just very lightly... View more info