AB117581, Byron Lord George Gordon; Aucher Dom Pascal (Byron’s Armenian tutor), Beauties of English Poets, In the Island of S. Lazzaro, Venice, 1852, Mekhitarists, First Edition, Half Red Morocco & Watered Silk Covered Boards, Very Good, 8vo, xv, 233pp. A,e.g. Dual language Armenian/English facing texts. An anthology of Byron’s translations to English of Armenian prose & into Armenian, of extracts from his letters, his own poetry as well as selections from Pope, Gray, Milton et alia undertaken during his stay at the monastery. Neat inscription on ffep which is missing a minute fragment from its head fore corner. Light rubbing at boards’ bumped fore corners as well as head & tail of the ornately gilt decorated spine. Light surface crack (4cm) showing at head of outer front hinge. Randolph p.94. Scarce.