The Life of Nelson. Robert SOUTHEY, Vice-Admiral Lord Horatio NELSON, 1st Viscount Nelson, Lady Emma HAMILTON, subject, subject.
The Life of Nelson
The Life of Nelson
The Life of Nelson
The Life of Nelson
The Life of Nelson
The Life of Nelson
The Life of Nelson
The Life of Nelson
The Life of Nelson
The Life of Nelson
The Life of Nelson

The Life of Nelson

Place Published: London
Publisher: John Murray, Albemarble-Street.
Date Published: 1825
Edition: 2nd
Binding: Hard Cover

UNCOMMON SOUTHEY 1825 ISSUE ON THE LIFE OF NELSON.

2nd UK edition. 2 volumes, 16.5cm x 10.3cm, viii[1] 257pp. [1ad]; 288pp, Period half-leather and marbled boards with new title label on attractively but worn tooled spine. Period marbled end papers with previous owners bookplate pasted on. Extremely small stamp in faint red on reverse side on marbled end papers ‘William’s Library Cheltenham’. Overall good condition.

Charles V. Mitford bookplate - Born in Dublin Ireland, 52 in 1871, Pwllmeyric Lodge, Matherne, Monmouthshire, married with one daughter New Edition of Robert Southey's esteemed biography of Nelson, written around the same time the author was appointed poet laureate of England. Southey's objective was to write a pocket edition on Nelson, "clear and concise enough to become a manual for the young sailor, which he may carry about with him" (author's preface).
Good. Item #776

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