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    First Edition of
    Coleridge's First Collection of Poetry

    [Samuel Taylor Coleridge]. Poems on Various Subjects, by S.T. Coleridge, Late of Jesus College, Cambridge. London: Printed for G. G. and J. Robinsons, and J. Cottle, 1796. First edition. Octavo. xvi, 188, [4, errata and advertisement] pages. Lacks half-title. Bound in full calf with gilt floral borders, gilt lettered leather title label and devices on spine. Housed in a custom book style clamshell box of quarter morocco over marbled paper covered boards with five raised spine bands, gilt title and rules in compartments, matching marbled edges and inner paper lining.

    Binding rubbed, spine and corners with small chips, front joint and hinge cracked. Bleedthrough and transfer on endpapers from leather turn-ins. Small smudged ink stamp on front free endpaper with light transfer to pastedown. C8 with paper loss along outer margin, no affect. Light pencil annotation on lower margin of 105. Last gathering (N) and last two unnumbered leaves slightly darker than others. Foxing, few spots of minor soiling, page creases, light edge wear and corner bends. A very good copy of Coleridge's first collection of poetry.

    "Some of the verses allude to an intended emigration to America, on the scheme of an abandonment of individual property." - Sabin, 14322.


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