Title: Book of Beauty Marginalia

Creator: L. E. L. (Letitia Elizabeth Landon), 1802-1838.

Date: 1833

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.

Language: English

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