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Southey's Life of Nelson

By: Southey, Robert

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1963

Seller ID: 000624


Very Good +/No Jacket. 3rd Impression (folio edn). 8vo. Blue cloth bound boards with gilt decoration to front cover and gilt titling/decoration to spine. Some patches of fading to boards, spine faded. Map on endpapers. Edited and introduced by Kenneth Fenwick. Frontispiece portrait of Lieutenant Horatio Nelson. 304 pp. Black and white illustrations. INTERNALLY FINE. Southey's classic biography of the great admiral. Taking from the original work by Robert Southey, this is the story of the life of Horatio Nelson, starting from his early career in merchant shipping and covering his part in the ma... View more info

The Poetical Works of Robert Southey - Complete in One Volume

By: Southey, Robert

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans: 1850

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 112216

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Bound in full contemporary black leather with 5 gilt decorated raised bands on spine and a single gilt decoration in the compartments on the spine. The title in gilt on spine. Gilt borders around the edges of covers front and rear and gilt decoration on the inner dentelles. All extremities rubbed/scuffed at corners and spine ends, with some slight marks/scratches/indents to covers, but overall a nice if plainish binding - but still a handsome early copy. ALL hinges, inner and outer, tight and secure. Edges of text block are gilt. Marbled endpapers front and back. Two former owner names and dat... View more info