The Spirit of the the Age: or, Contemporary Portraits


The Spirit of the the Age: or, Contemporary Portraits

HAZLITT, William

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Hazlitt was a reputable essayist and literary critic whose popularity has seen a recent resurgence. Amongst the figures described in this book are: Bentham, Godwin, Coleridge, Irving, Horne Tooke, Scott, Byron, Southey, Wordsworth, Mackintosh, Malthus, Gifford, Jeffrey, Brougham, Lord Eldon, Burdett, Wilberforce, Cobett, Crabbe, Hunt, Elia, and Crayon.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Henry Colburn
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1825
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Fair
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    408 p. 22 cm. No engravings. Green cloth. Spine chipped with part of the missing piece tucked inside. Spine tail also a bit chipped, corners worn, rear hinge cracked. Small label on front cover. Some pages uncut. Pages 29-44 detached but present.

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