Byron's English bards and Scotch reviewers

Scope and Content

Manuscript copy of the third edition, published in 1810, of Byron's English bards and Scotch reviewers...a satire , inscribed 'With Miss Wilson's respectful compliments'. This is followed by a 22-line poem, entitled 'Enigma', and comprising a riddle on the letter H, by C.M. Fanshawe.

Administrative / Biographical History

English bards and Scotch reviewers...a satire , was written by George Gordon Noel Byron, 6th Baron Byron of Rochdale, and first published by James Cawthorn of London in 1809.


Single item.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Bought from K.J. Bredon in 1965.

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

10" x 8"; watermarked 1816.

Archivist's Note

Compiled by sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.