Political Essays, with Sketches of Public Characters. WILLIAM HAZLITT.

Political Essays, with Sketches of Public Characters.

Publisher: London: Printed for William Hone, 1819.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: Keynes 49; NCBEL III, 1232.
Condition: Fine copy.
Book ID: 24907

Description

8vo, modern quarter calf period style, marbled paper boards, gilt lettering, untrimmed.

Comments

¶ A collection of Hazlitt's political journalism from circa 1813-1818, with character sketches and a few earlier pieces added. Subjects include Coleridge's Statesman's Manual, Napoleon (a favorite of Hazlitt), Southey as Poet Laureate, Edmund Burke, and extracts from his famous Reply to Malthus.

Price: $400.00

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