Publisher: London: Printed for William Hone, 1819.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: Keynes 49; NCBEL III, 1232.
Condition: Some slight browning to the paper; large oval impression, like a blind-stamping, in the first signature; not disfiguring, but unusual; very good copy.
Book ID: 28192
Description8vo, modern green linen quarter cloth, gray speckled paper boards, printed paper label, untrimmed.
Comments¶ A collection of over 50 essays and examples of political journalism by William Hazlitt (1778-1830), written 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.