Manuscript in the hand of Robert Southey of volume I of The Life of Andrew Bell.
Lacking about ten leaves at the end, with pencil notes [in the hand of Caroline Anne Southey], together with various printer's marks. Lacks most of the documentation of the printed version. Folio 41 includes some text omitted from the printed edition.
Pasted into the volume at f.v is ms919: Autograph letter signed, Charles C Southey, son of Robert Southey, explaining what the manuscript was, as he had helped to finish the book after his father's final illness.Penrith, 13 April 1888. [1 sheet folded (4pp)]
Sale catalogue entry at f.vii.