Publisher Description

The text of this edition of Don Juan has been collated with original MSS. in the possession of the Lady Dorchester and Mr. John Murray. The fragment of a Seventeenth Canto, consisting of fourteen stanzas, is now printed and published for the first time. I have collated with the original authorities, and in many instances re-transcribed, the numerous quotations from Sir G. Dalzell's Shipwrecks and Disasters at Sea (1812, 8vo) [Canto II. stanzas xxiv. -civ. pp. 87-112], and from a work entitled Essai sur l'Histoire Ancienne et Moderne de la Nouvelle Russie, par le Marquis Gabriel de Castelnau (1827, 8vo) [Canto VII. stanzas ix. —liii. pp. 304-320, and Canto VIII. stanzas vi. —cxxvii. pp. 331-368], which were first included in the notes to the fifteenth and sixteenth volumes of the edition of 1833, and have been reprinted in subsequent issues of Lord Byron's Poetical Works.

GENRE
Nonfiction
RELEASED
1824
January 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
789
Pages
PUBLISHER
Public Domain
SELLER
Public Domain
SIZE
633.6
KB

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