Byron and Greece by Lord Byron

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Published by R. West in Philadelphia .

Written in English

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  • Greece,
  • Greece.

Subjects:

  • Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824 -- Correspondence.,
  • Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824 -- Travel -- Greece.,
  • Poets, English -- 19th century -- Correspondence.,
  • Poets, English -- Homes and haunts -- Greece.,
  • British -- Greece -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Greece -- History -- War of Independence, 1821-1829 -- Poetry.,
  • Greece -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statement[compiled] by Harold Spender.
GenreCorrespondence., Poetry.
ContributionsSpender, Harold, 1864-1926.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR4353 .S6 1978
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 336 p., [5] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4717832M
ISBN 100849225590
LC Control Number78004525
OCLC/WorldCa3748395

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Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, Byron and Greece. London: J. Murray, (OCoLC) Biography, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: George Gordon Byron Byron, Baron; Harold Spender.

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