City scene with windmill

Book title: Marino Faliero, Doge of Venice

Byron, George Gordon, Lord.

Marino Faliero, Doge of Venice; an historical tragedy, in five acts; with notes. The Prophecy of Dante; a poem. London, John Murray, 1821.

8vo, full contemporary diced tan calf, wide gilt borders on sides, gilt tooled back, inner gilt dentelles, gilt edges. In a cloth slip case.

First edition, with a painting concealed under the gilt of the fore-edge, depicting a scene at Folkstone, with a windmill, figures in the foreground, and in the distance a hill with a castle and the sea.

I Title: Marino Faliero, Doge of Venice. II. Title: The Prophecy of Dante.

Fore-edge/fanned to the right
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