5th November 2019
[SOUTHEY, Robert]. - 'Don Manuel Alzarez ESPRIELLA'. Letters From England, translated from the Spanish. London: for Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, 1807. 2 vols. (of 3), 8vo (168 x 97mm.) (Occasional spotting.) Original blue paper-covered boards (some loss to spine covers). Note: lacking the 3rd volume. Using a pseudonym, Southey comments upon the state of the nation, especially concerned with the Enclosure Act, and the suffering of rural communities. Provenance: P.H. Orby (name inscribed to front pastedown) (2).
Hammer price: £40
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