Astarte: A Fragment of Truth Concerning George Gordon Byron, Sixth Lord Byron. Recorded by his Grandson…
[Byron, George Gordon, Lord]. Milbanke, Ralph [Gordon Noel King].

London: Printed at the Chiswick Press, 1905. First edition, privately printed. Six engraved portraits, wood-cut on title-page, and eighteen leaves of facsimiles. Corners rubbed, bookplate. Another bookplate removed, leaving blue stains. Overall a very good, clean copy. Tan linen over blue paper boards, printed paper spine label. Quarto. xxviii, [338] pp. (Item ID: 7509)

$350.00

The story of Byron and his half-sister, Augusta Leigh, who was portrayed as Astarte in Byron’s Manfred, according to his grandson, Ralph Milbanke, who seeks to vindicate Lady Byron.

Wise Vol 2, p115. Chew p335.

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