The Grand Canal, Venice

Book title: Marino Faliero, a tragedy

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 red straight grain morocco, gilt back and gilt decorated border on sides, gilt edges.

First edition with a splendid fore-edge painting, depicting The Grand Canal of Venice, with gondolas in the foreground and buildings in the background.

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

Fore-edge/fanned to the right
Cities & Towns
Bodies of water