Friday, January 11, 2013

Byron's Copy of the Nights

George Gordon Byron (Lord Byron) (, English lyricist, political activist, scandalizer and witty satirist also owned a copy of the Nights and here is some info on it:

"(23) Arabian Nights, by Scott, 6 vol.  LARGEST PAPER, with an additional set of plates inserted, green morocco, 1811" (208).

info from - Sale Catalogues of Libraries of Eminent Persons, Vol. 6, edited by A. N. L. Munby.  London:  Mansell Information/Publishing Ltd; Sotheby Parke-Bernet Publications, Ltd, 1971.