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SOUTHEY, Robert (1774--1843)
[The life of Nelson. 1830]
The life of Nelson. By Robert Southey, Esq. LL.D. ...
London: John Murray, 1830.
vii, [1], 352 p. : wd-engr. illus. ; 15.3 cm. (8º)

Forms no. XII of Murray's (later Tegg's) 'Family Library'. The first edition of Southey's Life of Nelson was published by John Murray in 1813 (q.v.); Murray's 'new edition' first appeared in 1825. Tissue guard before the title-page. With a wood-engraved title-page vignette portrait of Nelson and two full-page illustrations depicting the Battle of the Nile and the death of Nelson.

Copy Notes With a copy of Murray's Family Library Advertiser, April 1830 (q.v.) bound at the front.

Binding Publisher's brown cloth with title printed on upper cover: 'The Family Library. No. XII. Southey's Life Of Nelson. A New Edition. ... Price Five Shillings', and list of titles on lower cover; spine with printed series title 'Life of Nelson. ... Family Library. No. XII'.

Reference Number 580


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