Title: Book of Beauty Marginalia
Creator: L. E. L. (Letitia Elizabeth Landon), 1802-1838.
Bibliographic Citation: Landon, Letitia E. (L. E. L.). The Book of Beauty, Comprising a Collection of Tales, Poems, &c. Philadelphia: E. L. Carey & A. Hart, 1833. 212.
PR4865 L5 B66 1833
Notes: Here the former owner, the F. Griffin whose name is inscribed on the volume’s title page, has identified and corrected a misquoted passage from Byron’s Bride of Abydos. The amendment (indeed improvement) is one example of how readers of the period engaged in dialogue with their texts.
Subject: Gift books.
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron 1788-1824. Bride of Abydos.
Publisher: Rare Books and Special Collections, McGill University
is Part Of Exhibition: Interactions of Script and Print in the Nineteenth Century
Exhibition Theme: Writing and Sharing
Call Number: PR4865 L5 B66 1833
Image Identifier: PR_4865_L5_B66_1833_p211-212