The Life of Nelson
The Life of Nelson

INVENTORY #140108

The Life of Nelson

SOUTHEY, Robert

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Southey is rememberd today as a romantic poet, but he also wrote prose works such as this life of Nelson. Far from being objective, Southey describes his subject as the ideal national hero. In fact, Nelson is Patriotism personified as a man, and the illustrations by Richard Westall add to the romance of the portrayal. Note bookplate of Claude Campbell Savage of London, Ontario, an associate of the London firm Ivey, Elliott and Gillanders who became Crown Attorney for Middlesex County in 1943.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Bickers and Son
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1877
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    xiv, [2], 351 p. 22 cm. 12 b&w plates. Full blue leather with gilt trim, raised bands on spine, burgundy spine label. Marbled endpapers and text block edges. Binding signed by Bickers & Son, London. Corners bumped. Bookplate for C. C. Savage. A front endpaper torn out, stain on p. 17, small tear in top of fold-out map of the Battle of the Nile.

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