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Polidori, John William

Auction:
2483
Lot:
513
Sold for:
$1,778$1,500

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2483
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Polidori, John William, The Vampyre; A Tale, London: 1819, printed for Sherwood, Neely and Jones, three quarter calf, 8vo, (front hinge cracked, minor ink spotting).

Summers p 542; Wise, p. 96; Wolff 5577. Bibliographical note: Byron's name removed from half title and titlepages, watermarked 1818/G, the word "almost" misspelled in last line of p. 36, has extract (p. 73-84), but lacking publisher's ads.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Keywords

John William, London, George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron, Gothic fiction

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