Melton prior Institut


Linton- Life in the Collections

Lady Shelley ed.:

17) Shelley Memorials: From Authentic Sources. To which is added an Essay on Christianity by Percy Bysshe Shelley.

London 1859

The volume, consists of a short biography of the influential poet, who died in Italy in 1822, and of excerpts of his correspondence. It was edited by his widow, the famous novelist Mary Shelley. The frontispiece depicts Shelley’s tomb in the Protestant Cemetery in Rome. It was engraved by Linton after a sketch by the English painter Arthur John Strutt.