London: John Murray, 1839; 1830.
(The Letters and Journals in first edition). Together ten volumes. Quarto. Illustrated with 136 engraved plates by Finden (including one not listed in the directions to the binder) and extra-illustrated with 99 engraved portraits and scenes with a mounted signature of Byron and two autograph letters signed by Byron, each on a folded sheet, one in English, the other in French. Bound in half dark blue crushed morocco with cloth sides and marbled endpapers, t.e.g., the spines with gilt titles and simple double fillet frames in the panels. Minimal occasional foxing, fine. Lovely wide-margined copies. Item #21119
The note below the mounted signature reads: "Auto of Lord Byron - Given to me by Mrs. Payne, late Miss Pigot, niece & executrix of 'Bridget Pigot' who was such an intimate friend of Lord B. who supplied so many letters to Moore for Lord B's Life."
With the bookplates of Elmer Holmes Bobst (1884–1978) American businessman and philanthropist.