Title: Poems by the Right Honourable Lord Byron ...
Publisher: Jones & Co. London
Publication Date: 1825
Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
xiv, 174 printed pages + 2 pages of publisher's adverts at the end. Additional engraved title page and engraved portrait frontispiece (some foxing and mild age-toning). Original marbled endpapers. Contemporary pencil ownership signature on verso of front free endpaper. 59 x 97mm. Contemporary black straight-grained morocco (very slightly rubbed, corners slightly bumped). Spine in compartments, containing gilt hand-tooled lozenge and circle motifs within octagonal and triple fillet borders (head of spine chipped). Covers with gilt hand-tooled scrolling acanthus and circle motifs within double fillet borders (edges a little rubbed). This early edition of the series of Jones Classics in diamond type became known as "Diamond Poets & Classics" and competed with the similar Pickerings editions. They were sold individually and in addition as travelling libraries. Bondy, 84. Welsh, 1561. Seller Inventory # 5284