The Italian War 1848-9 And The Last Italian Poet. Three Essays. By the late Henry Lushington, with a biographical preface by George Stovin Venables.

  • Lushington, Henry
  • Cambridge: Macmillan and Co. 1859


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FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp. 278. Errata slip bound in following contents page. Contemporary half calf, marbled boards, spine divided by raised bands gilt, red morocco label, other compartments tooled elaborately in gilt, marbled edges and endpapers. A little spotting to flyleaves. Extremities a touch rubbed.


An attractively-bound collection of essays by the writer and colonial administrator Henry Lushington (1812-1855), the first third of which is occupied by a memoir by his friend and collaborator George Stovin Venables. The 'Italian Poet' mentioned in the title is Giuseppe Giusti (1809-1850).

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