BYRON, GEORGE GORDON NOEL, LORD Hours of Idleness.
Newark: S. and J. Ridge, 1807. First edition, second issue with p. 171 misnumbered 71 and pages 114 and 181 corrected. Original boards with printed spine, morocco backed slipcase. 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches; [xiv], 187 pp., an uncut and unopened copy. The front joint cleanly split and holding by cords, a few small stains to covers, spotting to first and last leaves, the Jerome Kern copy with his booklabel to chemise.
An unopened large paper copy in original boards of Byron's first published book (preceded by two privately distributed works). This copy sold as part of the Library of Jerome Kern, Anderson Galleries, 7 January 1929, lot 174.
C The Julius and Theodore Cohn Library
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