Poems by Hartley Coleridge

COLERIDGE Hartley

Publication Date: 1851
Hardcover
From Bauman Rare Books (Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)

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COLERIDGE, Hartley. Poems by Hartley Coleridge. With a Memoir of His Life by His Brother. London: Edward Moxon, 1851. Two volumes. 12mo, contemporary full purple calf, elaborately gilt decorated spines, raised bands, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. $1600.Second edition of this compilation of Hartley Coleridge s poetry, published in the same year as the first edition. An association copy, with the signatures of Sara Coleridge and Edith Coleridge on the title page. Edith Coleridge s calling card, and a letter to a "Mr. Coleridge," a descendant of S.T. Coleridge, are laid in. With engraved frontispiece portrait. Handsomely bound by Zaehnsdorf.Hartley Coleridge (1796-1849) was the eldest son of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and a respected poet in his own right. This collection was intended to be a definitive collection of his poetry, and was first published in 1851 It was the copy of Sara Coleridge, Hartley s sister. Her signature, partially cropped by the binder, is dated "Jan y 12, 185[2]." Beneath that signature is the signature of Sara s daughter Edith Coleridge, dated "Nov. 185[2]." Edith was herself a writer and edited her mother s memoirs. There is some marginalia written in what appears to be Sara s hand. Accompanying this set is a letter dated Oct. 30, 1934, to "Mr. Coleridge" from R.C. Bald, a Coleridge scholar who had organized a Samuel Taylor Coleridge Centenary Exhibition earlier that same year. He describes his discovery of this volume at a bookstore, and he presents it as a gift to this Coleridge descendant. Scattered foxing to preliminary and final leaves, spines uniformly toned. A handsome, near-fine copy, with an intriguing association. Bookseller Inventory # 42111

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Title: Poems by Hartley Coleridge

Publication Date: 1851

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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