Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., c1956.
A first edition/first printing in Near Fine condition with some edgewear around the spine and page edge soiling in a Very Good- dust-jacket with some edgewear, soiling, rubbing and tearing.
The biography of the most famous and influential English poet, Lord Byron, is a story of passion, adventure, and creativity. Eileen Bigland tells the story of Byron's life with wit, humor, and accuracy, revealing the man behind the legend. She takes readers on a fascinating journey from Byron's childhood in the shadow of his father, an army officer, to his meteoric rise to fame as a literary superstar. Byron's passionate and rebellious nature led him to a life of adventure and glamour, including a five-year sojourn in Italy, where he became friends with the great poets of the era. Bigland brings Byron's life and work to life with lively and insightful detail, providing a fascinating and insightful look at one of England's greatest poets. Passion for Excitement is the definitive biography of Lord Byron, a fascinating and inspiring story of one man's passion for excitement and adventure.; 8vo ; 317 pages.