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Rare Books and Special Collections At Northern Illinois University: Lord Byron Collection

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Lord Byron Collection

Lord Byron


The Byron collection, with over 350 titles, includes various editions of Lord Byron's works, as well as bibliographies, criticism, and "Byroniana." We continue to add materials to this collection. Highlights include multiple editions of Don Juan, Childe Harold, his Poems, and his Works.

Recent aquisitions added to the Byron collection include

Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824.

Poems of Lord Byron / selected and arranged in chronological order with a preface by H.J.C. Grierson. [Special edition].

London : [Printed] At the Florence Press [and published by] Chatto & Windus,1923.

Byron Collection. PR4352 .G744 1923a

Limited edition of 260 copies on hand made paper. Cover in marbled paper and vellum. Library has copy number 248.

Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824.

[Letters and journals]. Life, letters, and journals of Lord Byron : complete in one volume [with notices of his life by Thomas Moore]. London : J. Murray, 1838.
This volume has a fore-edge painting on the spine.

Byron Collection. PR4381.A3 M6 1838a.

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