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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner: Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

Published by Douglas Cleverdon, Bristol (1929)

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Item Description: Douglas Cleverdon, Bristol, 1929. Jones, David (illustrator). Quarto. 37pp., + (8)ff. plates. One of only ten copies in the most limited state, with two extra loose suites of engravings and an original signed pencil drawing housed in a portfolio inside the rear cover. Illustrated throughout with ten masterful engravings on copper, comprising eight full-page plates and two smaller images which serve as head- and tailpieces. The extra suite of prints contains fifteen proof engravings by Jones printed on cream Japon without the background tone, including the five engravings which were discarded and not used in the final version. There is also a full suite of the ten published copper engravings in the final state, printed on handmade paper with a light gray background tone. The original drawing is one of ten that Jones saved from the almost 200 sketches and working drawings that he made in preparation for the copper engraving; the rest were destroyed. The original drawing included is the third plate, titled "The Death Fires," and is remarkably close to the final version of the engraving, showing the ship in limbo upon the still sea, where "slimy things did crawl with legs." Bound in original vellum by Wood and London with the title in gilt on the spine. Slight bowing to covers, and two of the portfolio's flaps are starting to split. One of the few works executed by Jones with copper engravings, and one of his most stunning achievements. (See The Artist and the Book, 136). Bookseller Inventory # 25787

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The Rime of The Ancient Mariner: Coleridge, Samuel T.

Coleridge, Samuel T. (Illustrated by Henry C. Pearson)

Published by Tamarind Workshop, Los Angeles (1964)

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Item Description: Tamarind Workshop, Los Angeles, 1964. Slipcased. Pearson, Henry (illustrator). Natural Nacri/boards. Grey script lettering (handwritten by Pearson) on spine. Blue/white lithographed, full-spread end papers.14 loose signatures on folded, white Arches paper, totalling 76 pp. text. The original, signed, colored lithographs are laid into the signatures, between sheets. Each litho has a protective cover sheet. Some lithos are on colored paper. All in a printed Arches paper wrapper, this in a "chemise" and then the Nacri boards, all in a slipcase of "Natural Nacri" with the number 20/45 on the front in black ink. One of 45 copies on white Arches paper, containing 59 original lithographs. Fourteen of the lithographs are full-page in color; 2 are double-page. One yellow circle image includes a separate, acetate layover of a blue circle. All text lettering and illustrations, Including title-page, numerals, text, colophon, etc. are the work of Henry C. Pearson. Signed and numbered by the artist. All contents were handprinted from zinc plates at the Tamarind Lithography Workshop in Los Angeles. Slipcase and chemise made by Margaret Lecky. A stunning presentation and very scarce copy. VG+ entirely but for some age toning to slipcase Strictly limited to 45 copies, this being Number 20. Bookseller Inventory # 153401

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WORDSWORTH, William (& COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor.)

Published by T.N. Longman & O. Rees. 1800 (1800)

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Item Description: T.N. Longman & O. Rees. 1800, 1800. FIRST EDITION, ?1st issue? Without half titles as issued. Vol. I with three tiny unobtrusive paper flaws at I1, K1, & L3. Contemp. half calf, spines with horizontal bands & devices in gilt, maroon leather labels; spines sl. darkened with sl. rubbing to extremities, but a v.g. well-preserved set. ESTC T146537. Wise (Two Lake Poets) pp6-8. Vol. I, The second edition; Vol. II FIRST EDITION, ?first issue? Includes The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, The Foster-Mother?s Tale, The Nightingale, The Dungeon & Love by Coleridge, who failed to complete Christabel for Vol. II. Wordsworth?s important Preface giving ?a systematic defence of the theory upon which the poems were written? first appears here - a preface he had been ?prevailed upon by Coleridge to write? Vol. II was issued without an edition statement, as most of the material contained was entirely new. Collated with John Edwin Wells, Lyrical Ballads 1800: Cancel Leaves (PMLA 53, March 1938). He suggests it is better to ?discard the term ?issue? in speaking of either of the volumes?, . as it is ?difficult to be positive regarding priority of states where variations between copies occur? He concludes that, of more than 90 volumes he has examined, ?no fixed combinations of the variants occur? This is his ?ordinary? copy of Vol. I, with p[v]/vi a cancel leaf. It was inserted in all but a very few copies, removing mention of the poem Christabel which Coleridge had not been able to finish in time for publication. Wells identifies two variants of the cancel leaf, identical in wording, but with either ?first? or ?First? on the first line of p[v]; this is the ?First? variant. Of the 44 copies of the first volume Wells examined, 16 had ?first? and 28 had ?First? The whole of signature I is also cancelled (Wells? State 3), with no stub or any sign of paste, and the correct spelling ?to? and ?been? on p137. Vol. II is also the ?ordinary? copy, with a 3-item errata on p[228] and fifteen lines of Michael omitted on p210. The poem was left incomplete in error, the printer not noticing the existence of the last fifteen lines of text which were written on a ?page by themselves? Cancel leaves were printed for pp209-210, completing the unfinished poem, but these appear to have been printed after the volume had been distributed and have only been recorded in a handful of copies. A similarly scarce errata leaf was printed, revised to give a list of 27 amendments. This copy of vol. II has the variants ?Oft I had heard .? and ?She dwelt on a wild Moor,? on p64; Wordsworth later revised these lines to read ?Oft had I heard .? and ?She dwelt on a wide Moor?. Bookseller Inventory # 58455

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Wordsworth, William; Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

Published by T. N. Longman And O. Rees, London (1800)

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Item Description: T. N. Longman And O. Rees, London, 1800. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. FIRST COMPLETE EDITION (comprising the second edition of the first volume, and the first edition, first issue of the second volume). The preferred edition, for the second edition of the first volume contains the first printing of Wordsworth's famous Preface, "the revolutionary manifesto of the romantic poets of the next generation" and perhaps the most influential work of literary theory in the English language (Printing and the Mind of Man 256). "To the first edition of Lyrical Ballads, published jointly with Coleridge in 1798, Wordsworth prefixed an 'Advertisement' which asserted that the major number of the poems were 'to be considered as experiments' to determine 'how far the language of conversation in the middle and lower classes of society is adapted to the purposes of poetic pleasure.' In the second, two-volume edition of 1800, Wordsworth. expanded the Advertisement into a Preface which justified the new poetry not as experiments, but as exemplifying the principles of all good poetry. The Preface deserves its reputation as a revolutionary manifesto about the nature of poetry. [It serves] not only as a turning point in English criticism but also as a central document in modern culture" (Norton Anthology of English Literature). In addition to the first appearance of the Preface, the second edition contains all the poems in the first edition plus one additional poem in the first volume, and the first printing of the forty-one new poems in the second volume. The poems in Lyrical Ballads proved to be extraordinarily influential, for "no other book of poems in English so plainly announces a new literary departure" (Norton). Lyrical Ballads includes some of the most famous poems in the English language: in the the first volume appears Coleridge's "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner", "The Foster-Mother's Tale", "The Nightingale", "The Dungeon", and Wordsworth's "Lines written a few miles above Tintern Abbey", "The Thorn", "The Idiot Boy", "Simon Lee, the Old Huntsman", and "Lines written in early spring"; the second volume added many of Wordsworth's most characteristic works such as the "Lucy Poems", "The Old Cumberland Beggar", "Michael, a Pastoral", and others. London: T. N. Longman and O. Rees, 1800. Small octavo, contemporary full calf with original red and green morocco labels. Two volumes. Housed in custom half-leather box. Evidence of bookplates removed on pastedowns. Light spotting to five leaves in volume two, otherwise text exceptionally clean; a few skillful repairs to bindings, minor surface imperfection (noticeable only up-close, at an angle) to board of volume II. A rare copy in handsome contemporary calf of one of the most important books in English literature. Bookseller Inventory # 132

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Poems on Various Subjects: COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor

COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor

Published by London G.G. and J. Robinson (1796)

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Item Description: London G.G. and J. Robinson, 1796. Rare in a Contemporary Binding, in an Unrestored State COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor. Poems on Various Subjects. London: G.G. and J. Robinson, 1796. First edition of Coleridge's first published book of poetry. Small octavo (6 1/8 x 3 3/4 inches; 156 x 96 mm.). xvi, 188, [4, ads and errata] pp. Half-title, publisher's advertisements and errata all present. This title is often found without the ads and errata. Contemporary tree calf, in an unrestored state. Black morocco spine label. Spine stamped and lettered in gilt. Cover edges stamped in gilt. Very small amount of repair to spine. Corners slightly bumped. Spine label a bit rubbed. Signatures M and N a bit toned as usual. An excellent copy, complete and in an appropriate binding. Coleridge's first published book of poetry, and, apart from the first published act of The Fall of Robespierre, and the prose tracts, his first book. It had been Coleridge's original intention to increase the number of poems included to form two volumes and to dedicate them to Bowles. Sterling 185. Wise, Coleridge 8. HBS 65106. $7,500. Bookseller Inventory # 65106

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The Statesman's Manual; or the Bible the: Coleridge, S[amuel] T[aylor]

Coleridge, S[amuel] T[aylor]

Published by [S. Curtis for] Gale and Fenner ? J.M. Richardson ? and Hatchard, London (1816)

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Item Description: [S. Curtis for] Gale and Fenner ? J.M. Richardson ? and Hatchard, London, 1816. First edition. First edition. [ii], 3-65, [1, ad] pp., + appendix: [ii], xlvii, [i] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Inscribed to the Orientalist Edward Hincks. PRESENTATION COPY of the first edition of Coleridge's lay sermon on the application of Biblical precepts to political thought, INSCRIBED on the title page to the Irish Orientalist Edward Hincks, "27 March 1822. Reverend Edward Hincks with sincere respects of the Author S.T.C."Hincks (1792-1866) was the first to provide the true transliteration of Egyptian hieroglyphics. His later work focused on cuneiform and led to his discovery - simultaneously with Rawlinson - of the Babylonian syllabic system. When this volume was inscribed, Hincks was rector of Ardtrea and had yet to distinguish himself as an Orientalist. Ashley I, p. 204; Tinker 695; Wise, Coleridge 36 Modern quarter morocco and cloth, sporadic foxing to first few leaves, textblock trimmed, just touching inscription on title page. Provenance: Edward Hincks (presentation inscription from the author on the title page); purchased from Seven Gables Bookshop, New York, 13 November 1968; Abel E. Berland (his bookplate) [ii], 3-65, [1, ad] pp., + appendix: [ii], xlvii, [i] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 252797

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COLERIDGE, SAMUEL TAYLOR

Published by London: Printed for John Murray by William Bulmer, 1816 (1816)

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Item Description: London: Printed for John Murray by William Bulmer, 1816, 1816. First edition. 8vo, original drab wrappers, untrimmed, 64 pages. With half-title and four pages of publisher's terminal advertisements dated March 1816. ? The first appearance of three of the most highly acclaimed poems of the Romantic period. Wrappers skillfully rebacked with the original spine laid on; wrappers a bit worn and soiled; early erasure on the upper wrapper; some light foxing; very good copy, enclosed in a pull-off case. Tinker 693; Hayward 207; NCBEL III, 217. Bookseller Inventory # 26206

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Lyrical Ballads, With Pastoral and Other Poems: Wordsworth, W[illiam and

Wordsworth, W[illiam and Samuel Taylor Coleridge]

Published by Printed for T.N. Longman and O. Rees . by Biggs ad Cottle, London (1802)

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Item Description: Printed for T.N. Longman and O. Rees . by Biggs ad Cottle, London, 1802. Third edition. Third edition. [iv], lxiv, [2], 200, [4]; [iv], 250 pp. 2 vols. 8vo. The rare second two-volume edition of Lyrical Ballads. With several important changes from the 1800 edition - the Preface is expanded by 20 pages, Coleridge's "The Dungeon" and Wordsworth's "A Character" and "Lines Written Near Richmond" are withdrawn, and the appendix on poetic diction is included for the first time. Healey 12 & 13; Tinker 2332 19th-century half red morocco and marbled boards, spine gilt-lettered. Rubbed, with some scuffing to spines. Contemporary ownership signatures to front paste-down. Bookplate [iv], lxiv, [2], 200, [4]; [iv], 250 pp. 2 vols. 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 244793

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GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von (COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor)

Published by Boosey Sons/Rodwell & Martin, London (1821)

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Item Description: Boosey Sons/Rodwell & Martin, London, 1821. Hardcover. First Edition. Thin octavo (5-3/4" x 9-1/8") bound in contemporary blue boards with a tan cloth spine and corners, recently rebacked with a new sympathetic cloth spine; viii, 86, (2) pages including the half title, a frontispiece engraved portrait of Goethe, and the list of plates by Retsch with the errata printed on the verso. The First Edition of the FIRST COMPLETE ENGLISH TRANSLATION of the first part of Goethe's Tragedy of Faust. The anonymous translation was originally credited to George Soane, but literary scholarship revealed in 2007 that Samuel Taylor Coleridge, the poet of tormented guilt and of the demonic and the supernatural, was the actual translator. There are several editions of this book; the one with the accompanying plates was issued after this edition without plates. All editions are quite scarce, especially this one and especially when complete. Coleridge claimed that he "had never put pen to paper as a translator of Faust," but in an 1820 letter Goethe stated that Coleridge was well underway with this translation. Light to moderate foxing. Near Fine and quite scarce. Bookseller Inventory # 013785

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Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, [and Charles Lamb]:

Published by London: Printed for G. G. and J. Robinsons, and J. Cottel, Bookseller, Bristol, 1796. (1796)

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Item Description: London: Printed for G. G. and J. Robinsons, and J. Cottel, Bookseller, Bristol, 1796., 1796. xvi,188,[4]pp. Small octavo. Full crimson morocco by Bedford, raised bands, spine gilt extra, gilt inner dentelles, t.e.g., others largely untrimmed. Near fine, with the half-title, errata and advert leaf. First edition of Coleridge's first published collection of poetry, preceded by the rare verse-play, THE FALL OF ROBESPIERRE, several prose tracts, and THE WATCHMAN. Although their presence is not noted on the title, four of the sonnets are by Lamb, and are signed at their conclusion, "C.L." They constitute his first publication in book form. HAYWARD 206. WISE (COLERIDGE) 8. TINKER 678. ESTC T125613. NCBEL III:215. LIVINGSTON (LAMB), pp.3-10. Bookseller Inventory # WRCLIT 66869

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Poems on Various Subjects: Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

Published by Printed for G.G. and J. Robinsons, and J. Cottle, Bookseller, Bristol, London (1796)

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Item Description: Printed for G.G. and J. Robinsons, and J. Cottle, Bookseller, Bristol, London, 1796. First edition of Coleridge's first book of poetry. xvi, 188, [1, errata] pp., without half-title and ads. 1 vols. 8vo. Coleridge's First Book of Poetry. First edition of Coleridge's first book of poems, including Charles Lamb's first appearance in print. "Like Spenser he is a poet's poet" (DNB). Preceding Lyrical Ballads by two years, Poems on Various Subjects was published by Cottle in April 1796 and contained four sonnets by Charles Lamb, marking his first appearance in print. With the seldom-found errata leaf at the end. "An important literary volume" (Rosenbach 29:108). Hayward 206; Wise, Coleridge 8; CBEL III:173; Lowndes I:493; OCEL I:319; Tinker 678; Roth (Lamb), pages 3-10 Modern black morocco gilt, by Bernard Middleton. Old owner signature across top of title leaf. Fine xvi, 188, [1, errata] pp., without half-title and ads. 1 vols. 8vo First edition of Coleridge's first book of poetry. Bookseller Inventory # 302647

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Lyrical Ballads, with Pastoral and Other Poems.: WORDSWORTH, William (&

WORDSWORTH, William (& COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor)

Published by T.N. Longman & O. Rees. 1802 (1802)

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Item Description: T.N. Longman & O. Rees. 1802, 1802. Illustrated with 23 original silhouettes bound in at the end of each volume (12 in vol. I, 11 in vol. II). Contemp. full straight grained green morocco, spines expertly replaced with matching green calf, gilt ornaments, dentelles & single-ruled borders, tan & black leather labels. Booklabels of A. Lubbock on leading pastedowns, partly obscuring earlier signatures of C. Gell. a.e.g. A v.g. handsome copy. Wise (6). The first edition of 1798 comprised one volume only. For the second edition, a second volume of poems was added, with vol. I only designated ?second edition? For the next edition, 1802, the one here presented, vol. I was thus the ?third edition?, while vol. II was the ?second edition? In this edition Wordsworth further expanded the celebrated preface, as well as editing the poems in several places. One of Wordsworth?s poems was excised completely, as well as Coleridge?s ?The Dungeon?, reducing his contribution to just four pieces. The Argument to Ancient Mariner was also omitted. This copy has been augmented with the addition of 23 delicate silhouettes, cut from black paper and laid on to blanks, bound in at the end of each volume. These early images are unsigned, but each is accompanied by an ms. caption in a contemp. hand and page reference. Two silhouettes may have been excised (or never completed), as two text references appear without an accompanying image. Bookseller Inventory # 63863

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POEMS ON VARIOUS SUBJECTS.: Coleridge, Samuel Taylor:

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor:

Published by London: Printed for G. G. and J. Robinsons, and J. Cottel, Bookseller, Bristol, 1796. (1796)

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Item Description: London: Printed for G. G. and J. Robinsons, and J. Cottel, Bookseller, Bristol, 1796., 1796. xvi,188,[4]pp. Small octavo. Contemporary mottled calf, gilt extra, marbled endleaves. Joints neatly restored, spine ends a bit worn, spine gilding (including title) rubbed, internally a very good, crisp copy, with the half-title, errata and leaf of adverts. First edition of Coleridge's first published collection of poetry, preceded by the rare verse-play, THE FALL OF ROBESPIERRE, several prose tracts, and THE WATCHMAN. With the booklabel of collector Abel Berland on the front pastedown. HAYWARD 206. WISE (COLERIDGE) 8. TINKER 678. ESTC T125613. NCBEL III:215. Bookseller Inventory # WRCLIT 65028

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Poems on various Occasions.: Coleridge (Samuel Taylor)

Coleridge (Samuel Taylor)

Published by Printed for G. G. and J. Robinsons and J. Cottel Bookseller Bristol (1796)

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Item Description: Printed for G. G. and J. Robinsons and J. Cottel Bookseller Bristol, 1796. FIRST EDITION, bound without the half-title and the advertisements, a little browned around the edges, gathering N (the last) overall browned (as usual), pp. [iii-] xvi, 188, [1, Errata], small 8vo, contemporary mottled calf by Kalthoeber with his ticket, gilt roll tooled Greek key border on sides, flat spine gilt in compartments with a lyre at the centre of each, red lettering piece, joints cracked or craking but cords firm, a little rubbed, extremities a little worn, contemporary signature at head of title of A. Hurd, inscription on verso of front fly leaf (below Kalthoeber's ticket) 'From dear Mrs. Osler. Alice Christiana Smith, Stafford Rectory, Dorchester', modern bookplate opposite, good. Apart from the first published act of The Fall of Robespierre, and the prose tracts, this is Coleridge's first book: and a nice copy in not only a contemporary, but a signed contemporary, binding. Effusions VII, XI, XII, and XII are signed 'CL' and are first editions of poems by Charles Lamb. Portions of another poem are by Robert Southey. (Sterling 185; Wise, Coleridge 8; Hayward 206). Bookseller Inventory # 54786

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The Friend; A literary, moral, and political: COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor.

COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor.

Published by Penrith: printed and published by J. Brown. 1809-10 (1809)

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Item Description: Penrith: printed and published by J. Brown. 1809-10, 1809. FIRST EDITION. Revenue stamps in each issue. Contemp. half red sheep, gilt spine, marbled boards. Wise 20. Parts 1-20, June 1 1809 - January 4 1810, and the 16pp ?supernumerary essay?, dated January 11, 1810. 336pp continuously paginated. Coleridge was responsible for almost the entirety of the publication, which was formed of essays and articles drawn from the author?s widespread knowledge of history, law, philosophy, politics, and literary criticism. Impressive in its breadth of subject matter, the publication was nonetheless inaccessible to many readers, and despite having over 500 subscribers, failed to attain financial viability. Publication ceased in spring 1810, though the work was considered important by Coleridge?s peers, and a second edition appeared in 1818. Bookseller Inventory # 65286

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COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor.

Published by London: printed for John Murray, by William Bulmer and Co., 1816 (1816)

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Item Description: London: printed for John Murray, by William Bulmer and Co., 1816, 1816. Octavo (220 x 120 mm). Later 19th-century ochre full morocco by J. B. Hawes, Cambridge, spine in compartments with raised bands, gilt titles end fleurons, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Some tanning to fore-edge and to endleaves but on the whole an internally clean copy, the binding slightly rubbed at the corners but generally in excellent condition. Half title, and 4 pages of publisher's advertisements at the rear. First edition, with the half title and advertisements, notably untrimmed in a signed later 19th-century binding. This publication prints for the first time three of Coleridge's very best poems, the gothic Christabel (which was written 1797-1800 but excluded from the 1800 edition of Lyrical Ballads on Wordsworth's advice and left unpublished until here), the lysergic Kubla Khan (accompanied by Coleridge's notorious recount of its composition one night after an opium influenced dream having read a work describing Xanadu, the summer palace of the Mongol ruler and Emperor of China), and The Pains of Sleep (considered a description of opium withdrawal symptoms). The publisher's advertisements evince a good year for literature, with Murray publishing Byron's Siege of Corinth, Walter Scott's Field of Waterloo, Jane Austen's Emma, Leigh Hunt's Rimini, as well as John Malcolm's classic History of Persia. This copy is from the library (though without ownership mark) of Scottish publisher Alexander Macmillan (1818-1896), founder, with his older brother Daniel, of Macmillan & Co - J. B. Hawes were one of the Cambridge binderies used by Macmillan. Bookseller Inventory # 106620

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The Poetical Works of S. T. Coleridge,: Coleridge S. (Samuel)

Coleridge S. (Samuel) T. (Taylor)

Published by William Pickering, London (1828)

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Item Description: William Pickering, London, 1828. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good+. No Jacket. First edition. Complete set in 3 volumes. One of 12 copies of the first large paper edition; however, the fly leaf of Volume 1, with Pickering's signed limitation statement, has been neatly removed. 1828. Hardcovers, 8vo., all three in original red cloth with title labels. x, 353, iv, 370, iv 428 pp. Very Good+ set. Bright, clean and unmarked contents. Some loss and rubbing to the title labels, but most of the text is still present. Spines sunned; a few small areas of discoloration to the spines and boards. Coleridge was apparently displeased with this first edition and rushed to get the second edition published. Lacks signed page, but still a scarce set. As WISE, iii, 1 notes, Dykes Campbell said of this edition, 'This must be a rare book. How much Coleridge was dissatisfied with the edition of 1828 is witnessed by the many alterations he made in preparing that of 1829.' Digital images available upon request. Bookseller Inventory # 0077321

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Poems Chosen Out of the Works of: Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor ; edited by Ellis, F.S. ; book designed by Morris, William

Published by William Morris ; Kelmscott Press (1896)

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Item Description: William Morris ; Kelmscott Press, 1896. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. 21.3x15cm. 1st Kelmscott edition. Limited to 300 copies. Original vellum binding. Original ribbons in good to fine condition. Vellum cover and endpapers have slight foxing. Otherwise in a bright and fine condition. 2 decorated title pages and numerous decorated initial letters and borders, with side notes in red. Used Book. Bookseller Inventory # 0023

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Poems chosen out of the Works of: Kelmscott Press] Coleridge,

Kelmscott Press] Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

Published by Kelmscott Press (1896)

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Item Description: Kelmscott Press, 1896. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 8vo. One of 300 handmade paper copies. (10; blank), iv, 100, (6; blank) pp. Two full-page woodcut borders, three-quarter woodcut borders, and numerous initials. Shoulder-titles, note, side-notes, and a few lines in red. Original full limp vellum, ribbons are preserved, title gilt on spine. Ex-libris of Simon Bernsteen on front paste-down, bookseller's sticker on back paste-down. [Peterson A38]. Bookseller Inventory # KS39804

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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner [David: Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

Published by Douglas Cleverdon, Bristol (1929)

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Item Description: Douglas Cleverdon, Bristol, 1929. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Jones, David (illustrator). Limited Edition. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. No. 31 of 60 copies with extra suite of engravings in final state and SIGNED by David Jones on the limitation page (total edition was 470 copies). David Jones (1895-1974) was both a writer and an artist; as a writer, he was one of the first-generation British modernist poets and was highly regarded by both T.S. Eliot and W.H. Auden. As an artist, he learned wood and copper engraving from Eric Gill, providing illustrations for the Golden Cockerel Press, for which he engraved the Cockerel itself in 1925. This set of copperplate etchings is considered one of his finest, with his style perfectly complementing the poetry. Jones is "often likened to William Blake because of his achievement in two arts and the religious vision that pervades all his works" (Horne, pg. 264). ***DESCRIPTION: Bound in natural linen cloth with gilt lettering on the spine, top edge gilt, fore-edge uncut, limitation statement at the front showing this to be no. 31 of sixty copies signed by the artist, with an extra set of the engravings in their final state, signed by David Jones on this page, the ten engravings throughout the text with the two small engravings serving as a headpiece and tailpiece, the extra sutie of engravings enclosed in a pocket on the rear pastedown; type Arrighi, printed at the Fanfare Press, London, folio size (just over 12.25" tall), pagination: (i-viii), 1-37, printer's statement (38). ***CONDITION: Volume is near fine, with a strong, square text block, solid hinges, gently bumped corners with a minimum of rubbing, the interior is clean and bright, and it is entirely free of prior owner markings; we had a professional do some minor repair to the head and tail of the spine, the spine has darkened and shows some minor soiling, boards somewhat dusty. The extra suite of engravings is fine. ***POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply as the Abe standard does not always cover costs; please contact us for details. ***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help. Signed by Artist. Bookseller Inventory # CNJL568

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The Rime of The Ancient Mariner.: Coleridge Samuel Taylor

Coleridge Samuel Taylor and Le Cain Errol

Published by U K Arcadia Press 1972 (1972)

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Item Description: U K Arcadia Press 1972, 1972. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. No Jacket. Limited Edition. Limited Signed Edition No24 of 110. Signed By Errol Le Cain (Illustrator) David Howell (Calligrapher) and Philip Rowson (Paper Maker) Beautifully Printed on Seaweed Paper With Hand Mounted Plates. Bound in 1/2 Vellum and Seaweed Paper on Board Covers VERY FINE in Slipcase. Signed by Illustrator(s). Bookseller Inventory # 2474

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COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor

COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor

Published by John Murray, London (1816)

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Item Description: John Murray, London, 1816. Tall octavo, bound with the half-title but without the advertisement leaves; edges slightly trimmed and top-edge gilt; fine in full tan calf by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. First edition: a beautiful copy of this important book, printing 'Kubla Khan' (arguably the most famous poem in the English language) and 'Christabel', widely considered Coleridge's most accomplished poetic composition.With characteristic self-deprecation, Coleridge states in his preface to 'Christabel' that 'my poetic powers have been, till very lately, in a state of suspended animation' and that the poem would have far better if he wrote it as a younger man. Likewise, the oft-quoted preface to 'Kubla Khan' laments the poverty of the poet faced with the mercurial intensity of an opium dream. Elsewhere Coleridge propounded the guiding paradigms of effective romantic poetry - that it be 'simple, sensuous, passionate' - aspirations powerfully manifest in the compositions published here for the first time. Bookseller Inventory # 3301691

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Coleridge (Samuel Taylor)

Published by For John Murray.by William Bulmer (1816)

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Item Description: For John Murray.by William Bulmer, 1816. FIRST EDITION, without the half-title and the 2 leaves of inserted terminal advertisements as so often, fly-leaves foxed and this affecting slightly the terminal leaves, pp. [iii-] vii, 64, 8vo, green morocco-backed boards for Sir William Stirling Maxwell with his arms stamped in blind on the upper cover and his monogram on the lower one, bookplate inside front cover, gilt edges, spine faded, annotated, possibly by Sir William, with variant readings from the 1828 edition, good. The first appearance of each poem. (Wise 32; Hayward 207: Tinker 693). Bookseller Inventory # 55669

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THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER Calligraphy: LE CAIN, Errol;

LE CAIN, Errol; COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor

Published by London The Arcadia Press (1972)

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Item Description: London The Arcadia Press, 1972. First edition. Folio. Number 54 of 100 copies. Signed by Errol Le Cain, David Howells and Philip Rowson (paper maker). This is a magnificent production in original half vellum over "seaweed boards". Top edge gilt and others untrimmed. Protected by the original slipcase. Both book and slipcase as new. A fine copy of this stunning production. The paper used is hand-made paper specially designed with a seaweed motif. There are ten magnificent tipped in colour plates, which measure 30 cm x 21 cm., in Le Cain's vibrant early style, reminiscent of some of the great golden age illustrators, such as Nielsen and Clarke. Loosely inserted is the original advertising leaflet from Arcadia Press, explaining that the publication was timed to coincide with the 200th Anniversary of Coleridge. Bookseller Inventory # 32708

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Coleridge. S.T.

Published by John Murray, Albemarle Steet (1816)

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Item Description: John Murray, Albemarle Steet, 1816. Half Leather Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Rare first editions of four works by Coleridge bound in one, lacking half title of Christabel, half title present of Zapolya. Newly rebound very handsomely in half tan leather with marbled boards , raised bands, red labels with gilt title and emblems in the compartments, new endpapers, bottom corner of block (pages) bumped and very worn, heavy foxing throughout, a few old Cork library stamps sparodically throughout including title pages. Now a very handsome presentable copy . Rare 128pp. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 002804

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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner: Coleridge, Samuel Taylor;

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor; Scott, David [illus.]

Published by Alexander Hill, Edinburgh (1837)

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Item Description: Alexander Hill, Edinburgh, 1837. First Illustrated Edition. 510mm x 360mm (20" x 14"). 26pp; + 25 plates. Two separate titles pages for text and and illustrative sections followed by 25 tissue guarded poetic and dramatic scenes designed and etched by David Scott. The first major illustrated edition of the work, in its original binding, of one of the classic poems in the English language. Language: eng Boards with some wear and bumping to edges with a few scratches and minor stains. Spine sympathetically restored. Some outer cracking near base. Pages clean and bright with some edge thumbing and slight discolouration away from tissue guards. A few page edge creases. Overall contents G+ Original brown hardback cloth cover with emblematic device stamped in centre of upper board in gilt. Bookseller Inventory # r8777

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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.: COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor.

COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor.

Published by London: The Arcadia Press, 1972 (1972)

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Item Description: London: The Arcadia Press, 1972, 1972. Folio. Original half vellum, handmade "seaweed" paper boards, spine with gilt titles direct, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, green endpapers, calligraphic-style text printed in green and black on handmade seaweed paper, made using a process in which seaweed is pressed into the paper, reproducing with striking likeness the transluscent quality of submarine flora. With the original cream paper slipcase. Two tiny white specks to front free endpaper due to production flaw; slipcase with minor rubbing to extremities and light bowing to fore edges. A bright and fresh copy. With 10 tipped-in colour plates. Signed limited edition, number 86 of 110 copies signed by the illustrator Errol Le Cain, the calligrapher David A. Howells, and the paper maker Philip H. Rowson. The contrast of Le Cain's boldly colourful illustrations with the delicate quality of the pressed seaweed peppered throughout the text lends itself particularly well to the subject of Coleridge's epic poem. Bookseller Inventory # 99434

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LE CAIN, Errol; COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor

Published by London The Arcadia Press (1972)

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Item Description: London The Arcadia Press, 1972. Number 5 of 10 sets of plates, each numbered and signed by Errol Le Cain. Housed in green folding portfolio with ribbon ties. A beautiful suite of plates all in fine condition. Ten large, vibrant plates, each mounted in colourful mounts. Bookseller Inventory # 34032

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Samuel Taylor Coleridge with Gustave Dore

Published by Harper & Brothers, New York (1876)

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Item Description: Harper & Brothers, New York, 1876. Book Condition: Very Good. Illustrated by Gustave Doré (illustrator). First American. Scarce First Issue of First American Edition; all edges gilt; beveled boards. Head and tail of spine worn (see image); corners bumped. ; Folio Gilt Decorated Cloth Covered Boards. Bookseller Inventory # 966

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Wordsworth, William & Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Published by Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme by R. Taylor and Co., 38 Shoe lane, London (1805)

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Item Description: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme by R. Taylor and Co., 38 Shoe lane, London, 1805. 2 vols. 12mo. Fourth Edition. Fourth Edition. 2 vols. 12mo. Uncommon Fourth Edition. The fourth edition of this cornerstone of British poetry. Largely based on the 1802 third edition, it is the last of the early lifetime editions and the final edition to include contributions by Coleridge. Wise, in his bibliography of Wordsworth, places a "high bibliographical value upon all four editions of the Lyrical Ballads." Healey 17; PMM 256 (First edition); Wise, Wordsworth 7 Bound in Twentieth-Century full polished dark blue calf, black morocco spine labels. With intermittent internal dampstaining, minor dust soiling in bottom margins of vol. 1. Signed by George Thomas and another on title-pages. Bookseller Inventory # 249542

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