The Byzantine Achievement
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The Byzantine Achievement

ROBERT BYRON, 1929

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The Byzantine Achievement
Robert Byron, 1929
BYRON, Robert (1905-1941). The Byzantine Achievement. London: George Routledge, 1929.

Presentation copy of the first edition, and another copy in dust jacket. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, below the ownership signature of Mary Benedetta Sharpe, “to whom Robert Byron acknowledges much assistance in intuiting[?] the public's distaste for his subject.”

Large octavo. Illustrated from drawings and photographs. (Light foxing to text at ends and fore-edge). Original blue cloth (slight lean, spine darkened). Provenance: Mary Benedetta Sharpe (ownership signature and presentation inscription). [With]: Another copy. In dust jacket (also slightly leaned, spine panel darkened and spotted, a tape-repaired tear and a small hole in blank lower flap).

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