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CLARKE, Hewson (1787--1832?)
Lord Byron. The legal critics refuted; or an essay to prove from the arguments of Lord Byron's counsel, that Childe Harold, and the Prisoner of Chillon, are mercenary forgeries, and that the Pilgrimage to the Holy land is a genuine production. By Hewson Clarke, Esq.
London: published by the author, at No.5 Serle's Place, Chancery-Lane, and sold by all booksellers, 1817.
[3], 6--34 p. ; 21.1 cm. (8°)

Imprint on verso of title-page: 'Printed by W. Martland, Budge-row.' At foot of title-page imprint: 'Price One Shilling.' The 'Pilgrimage to the Holy Land', 1816 is by John Agg.

Copy Notes With MS. corrections on pp. 6, 13, 18, 25 & 34. Bound with five other polemical pamphlets.

Binding C19th half calf, gilt double-rule spine, black spine-label lettered 'None Greater Than I &c. &c.', numbered '21' in a series of pamphlet volumes. Bound by Edwin Hutchinson for 1s. 6d., 28 February 1832. (Archive 7/16/29 book binding, half bound lettd.)

Reference Number 1949


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