Lord Byron

Newstead Abbey in Nottinghamshire, England, the now publicly owned ancestral home of Lord Byron, has just opened a new exhibition of objects on loan from the Brontë Parsonage Museum in Haworth showing the influence that Byron had on the Brontë family who grew up in the years after his death in 1824.

On display is a first edition of


BOSTON, MA—A collection of 13 original negatives from the wedding of John F. and

An adaptation of the French play by Charles Nodier, The Bride of the Isles, A Tale of the Vampire (1820) sold well above its estimate of £180-220 for £2,928 in Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions’ Bibliophile Sale, held yesterday Thursday 11th April.

The book is itself an adaptation of the extremely popular 1819 short story by Dr Polidori, Lord Byron's travelling doctor.

A wonderful selection of books on offer at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions’ monthly Bibliophile sale includes works by the great Romantic writers William Wordsworth and Lord Byron, as well as a small but perfectly formed section of books on flora. The sale will be held on Thursday 10th April in their Godalming saleroom.

A small selection of botanical works includes some rare and

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London, UK — Renowned rare bookseller Peter Harrington is to present to the public the unique first edition presentation copy of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1818), given by her to Lord Byron, with her autograph inscription on the front flyleaf.

This copy of the best known fiction of the Romantic era had lain untouched for more than 50
The Twelfth Enchantment, the newest novel by David Liss, author of A Conspiracy of Paper and others, could