1811. London: James Cawthorn... and sold by the Booksellers at Bath, 1811.
8vo, 84 pp. Original dark blue boards, brown backstrip rather worn. Untrimmed edges, in protective dust jacket. Thick paper copy, signed on title in ink P. Meade 1811.
§ First edition, a long poem arranged by the days of the week. Jarndyce noted of their copy: "A scarce 'squib'. At the time of publication, Byron was considering publication of his Hints from Horace but was concerned about publishing several works simultaneously. He wrote to Cawthorn, '. I don't like firing on the public with a double barrell. particularly as the Captain's (i.e. Hobhouse's) prose being as it were connected with my rhimes, and coming out at the same time, should make us appear such pestilent scribblers, as this volley of quartos & foolscap octavos certainly will - Why, we shall want a press to ourselves, & if we go on with "Weeks at Bath" & Travels, & Satires, & Imitations, & poems descriptive & what not, your neighbor Mr. Eyre the trunk-maker will thrive prodigiously.'. Item #123744