Marino Faliero, Doge of Venice. An Historical Tragedy in Five Acts. With notes. The Prophecy of Dante. A Poem

BYRON, Lord

$695.00

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1821, 1st edition, second issue
Description: ppxxii, 262, plus advertisment leaf. 8vo, in modern half morocco binding, grey boards (original?). Extremities rubbed, prelims slightly spotted, else a very good copy, uncut and unopened

The Doge’s speech on page 151 was altered from the first issue – What crimes!’ was corrected to `His crimes!’ and 7 lines of text added. Byron based his play on an 18th century account of the events leading to the execution of Faliero in 1355. The poem, `The Prophecy of Dante’ was written in 1819

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