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CONVERSATIONS of LORD BYRON with the COUNTESS of BLESSINGTON. 1 vol. 8vo., with a new Portrait of Lord Byron, from a Drawing by Count D’Orlay.
II. LORD BYRON and SOME of HIS CONTEMPORARIES. By LEIGH HUNT. Comprising the Author's Correspondence with Lord Byron, Mr. Shelley, &c. New Edition, in 2 vols. 8vo., with Portraits and Fac-similes, 18s.
« In this very curious series of literary and peronal sketches, Mr. Hunt has sketched in a very bold manner, not only the public, but the private characters and habits of many of the celebrated writers of the present day-Lord Byron, Mr. Thomas Moore, Mr. Campbell, Mr. Shelley, Mr. Coleridge, Mr. Charles Lamb, Mr. Theodore Hook, Messrs. Horace and James Smith, (the Authors of “Rejected Addresses ;) Mr. Landor, &c. The Letters of Lord Byron and Mr. Shelley will be found eminently interesting.'-Morning Chronicle.
III. ADVENTURES of a YOUNGER SON. By CAPTAIN TRELAWNEY. 3 vols.
IV. SIR RALPH ESHER; or Adventures of a Gentleman of the Court of Charles II. 3 vols. Edited by LEIGH HUNT.
Among the characters of note, of whom animated sketches are given in these volumes, are Oliver Cromwell and his wife Catherine, Charles II., James Duke of York, the Dukes of Buckingham and Ormond, the Earl of Sandwich, Sir Kenelm Digby, John Evelyn, the Poets Milton, Dryden, Cowley, and Crashaw, Sir Peter Lely, Lord Clarendon, Lady Castlemaine, Lady Shrewsbury, Miss Stewart, Nell Gwynne, Miss Hamilton, Miss Bagot, Tom Killigrew, and Lords Buckhurst, Ossory, and Arran, etc.