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My Dearest Augusta: A Biography of Augusta Leigh, Lord Byron's Half-Sister.

Gunn, Peter.

Published by New York: Atheneum, First American Edition, As Stated., 1968
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Octavo, brown cloth & boards (hardcover), gilt letters, fold-out family chart, 272 pp. Fine, in a Near-Fine dust jacket with lightly rubbed edges. From dust jacket: Though much has been written of Byron's incestuous affair with his half-sister, Augusta, this is the first book wholly devoted to her. It reveals a charming and attractive woman whose lively interests, coupled with a bright, humane nature, gave her an extraordinary hold on the poet until his death.This finely wrought portrait of a cultivated woman opens new windows on the poet's life and works, as it explains our knowledge of social custom in the Regency era. Literature, English Literature, British Authors, Biography, Lord Byron.Lord Byron, Biography. Bookseller Inventory # 70384s

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Title: My Dearest Augusta: A Biography of Augusta ...

Publisher: New York: Atheneum, First American Edition, As Stated.

Publication Date: 1968

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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