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Impromptu Chanson

Author Byron, George Gordon Byron
Title Impromptu Chanson
Imprint Santpoort [Netherlands]: Mercator
Date of Publication 1985
Language Dutch and English
Notes The Chanson was originally written by Lord Byron (1788-1824) in Venice and sent to Thomas Moore in a letter dated 24 December 1816. It was first published posthumously in 1830. The present edition was produced on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the Netherlands Byron Genootschap. The poem is accompanied by a Dutch translation by Joop van Helmond and was hand-set in Garamond and printed on Zerkall-BŁtten in October 1985. This is number 79 of a limited edition of 100 copies.
Shelfmark PB6.208.559/2
Acquired on 12/07/05
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