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Memorials of the life of Amelia Opie : selected and arranged from her letters, diaries, and other manuscripts

Author: C L BrightwellArmand de Vignerot du Plessis de Richelieu Aiguillon, duc d'Edward Hall Alderson, SirJames AldersonRobert AldersonAll authors
Publisher: Norwich : Fletcher and Alexander ; London : Longman, Brown, & Co., 1854.
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English : Second edition
Publication:Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle: Manuscripts, 1772-1925
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Grangerized copy of Brightwell's biography of Amelia Opie, with ca. 92 illustrations, including 9 original drawings by Opie; and ca. 30 letters, 1759-1854, to Opie or members of her family, compiled by Brightwell. (Many of these letters are reproduced in the biography.)

Notable correspondents include George Crabbe, Elizabeth Inchbald, Robert Southey, and Mary Wollstonecraft.

The text leaves of the biography are mounted on 32 cm. leaves, interspersed with the correspondence and illustrations. A handwritten list of the tipped-in items precedes the frontispiece.  Read more...

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Named Person: Edward Hall Alderson, Sir; James Alderson; Thomas Alderson; Alexander, Emperor of Russia; Barbauld, Mrs.; Odilon Barrot; Henry Brougham Brougham and Vaux, Baron; Thomas Brightwell; Thomas Brown; Francis Burdett, Sir; Thomas Fowell Buxton, Sir; George Gordon Byron Byron, Baron; George Canning; Thomas Carlyle; Thomas Chalmers; Charles, King of Sweden and Norway; Benjamin Constant; Cecilia Siddons Coombs; James Fenimore Cooper; Mary Cork and Orrery, Countess; Georges Cuvier, baron; Pierre-Jean David d'Angers; Thomas Denman Denman, Baron; David Montagu Erskine Erskine, Baron; Joseph Fesch; Charles James Fox; Elizabeth Gurney Fry; Stéphanie Félicité Genlis, comtesse de; William Godwin; Henry Gould, Sir; Charles Grey Grey, Earl; François Guizot; Hudson Gurney; Joseph John Gurney; Henry Hallam; Benjamin Robert Haydon; William Hayley; Samuel Horsley; Thomas Holcroft; Alexander von Humboldt; Inchbald, Mrs.; Charles Kemble; Joseph Kinghorn; Tadeusz Kościuszko; Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier Lafayette, marquis de; Caroline Lamb, Lady; Macauley, Miss; Marie-Amélie, Queen consort of Louis-Philippe King of the French; William Lamb Melbourne, Viscount; James Mackintosh, Sir; André Masséna, prince d'Essling; Mary Russell Mitford; Hannah More; Napoleon, Emperor of the French; James Northcote; Daniel O'Connell; Amelia Opie; Amelia Opie; John Opie; J Parke; Robert Peel; Anne Plumptre; Joshua Reynolds, Sir; Samuel Rogers; Samuel Romilly; Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Earl of; John Russell Russell, Earl; F Sayers; Walter Scott; Adam Sedgwick; Philippe-Paul Ségur, comte de; Richard Brinsley Sheridan; Sarah Siddons; John Sinclair, Sir; Sydney Smith; Robert Southey; Staël, Madame de; Edward Stanley; Harriet Beecher Stowe; John Horne Tooke; William Wilberforce; David Wilkie, Sir; John Williams; Mary Wollstonecraft; Francis Wrangham
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: C L Brightwell; Armand de Vignerot du Plessis de Richelieu Aiguillon, duc d'; Edward Hall Alderson, Sir; James Alderson; Robert Alderson; Henry Brougham Brougham and Vaux, Baron; Thomas Chalmers; Francis Chantrey, Sir; Mary Cork and Orrery, Countess; George Crabbe; Thomas Denman Denman, Baron; David Montagu Erskine Erskine, Baron; Elizabeth Gurney Fry; Joseph John Gurney; Henry Hallam; William Hayley; Inchbald, Mrs.; William Jackson; Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier Lafayette, marquis de; Trophime-Gérard Lally-Tolendal, marquis de; Thomas Lawrence, Sir; Jenny Lind; James Mackintosh, Sir; Mary Russell Mitford; Hannah More; Amelia Opie; L H Sigourney; Sydney Smith; Robert Southey; Mary Wollstonecraft; Francis Wrangham
OCLC Number: 122579739
Description: 1 volume : illustrations ; 34 cm
Responsibility: by Cecilia Lucy Brightwell [extra-illustrated copy].

Abstract:

Grangerized copy of Brightwell's biography of Amelia Opie, with ca. 92 illustrations, including 9 original drawings by Opie; and ca. 30 letters, 1759-1854, to Opie or members of her family, compiled by Brightwell. (Many of these letters are reproduced in the biography.)

Notable correspondents include George Crabbe, Elizabeth Inchbald, Robert Southey, and Mary Wollstonecraft.

The text leaves of the biography are mounted on 32 cm. leaves, interspersed with the correspondence and illustrations. A handwritten list of the tipped-in items precedes the frontispiece.

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