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Manuscripts and fair copies mainly of the narrative poetry of Lord Byron., 1810-1821, 1899.

Identifier: MSS.43322-43339

Scope and Contents

This series contains manuscripts and fair copies of some of the most important literary works of Lord Byron. Chiefly Byron’s narrative poems, including 'Childe Harold's Pilgrimage', 'Don Juan' and 'Vision of Judgement', most are in his hand, although some of the fair copies are in the hands of Claire Clairmont and Mary Shelley. An article by Frederick Leveson Gower relating to 'Werner' is also included here.


  • Creation: 1810-1821, 1899.


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The manuscripts and fair copies are arranged alphabetically by title.

Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

Archives and Manuscript Division
National Library of Scotland
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Edinburgh EH1 1EJ
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