* BYRON, George Gordon Noel, Lord (1788-1824). Marino Faliero, Doge of Venice. London: John Murray, 1821.
8vo (220 x 134 mm). Half-title, advertisement on verso of last leaf. (Some leaves with pale dampstaining to upper and outer margin.) Later vellum (slightly soiled).
FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, with only 5 1/2 lines in the Doge's speech on p. 151. Byron's tragedy in five acts was first performed in its year of publication. Wise II, p. 29.
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