London: Faber & Faber, 1985. Hard Cover. 8vo. Near Fine / Very Good. Item #004659
Full black cloth. xi, 419 pp. Some spots of light rubbing to extremities, foxing to top edge of text block. Interior clean and bright. Dust jacket bumped at extremities, sunned at spine, a few small stains. Making use of previously unpublished letters to the poet and his circle, Louis Crompton traces Byron's many homoerotic involvements - from his idealistic schoolboy enthusiasms at Harrow to the unhappy love affair in which he was embroiled at the end of his life.