Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Ottery Saint Mary, England, 1772 - 1834, London)

Poems on Various Subjects, 1796

Printed ink on paper, 17.15 x 11.11 cm (6 3/4 x 4 3/8 in.) binding

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Object details

Accession number

8.a.2.25

Creators

  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Ottery Saint Mary, England, 1772 - 1834, London) - author
  • Charles Lamb (London, 1755 - 1834, Edmonton, Middlesex) - author
  • P.B. Sanford Co. (active Boston, 19th century) - binder
  • Joseph Cottle (1770 - 1853) - publisher

Object Case

Presidents and Statesmen Case

Language

English

Publication Place

London

Binding Description

Very dark brown crshed levant morocco extra; simple inside border; gilt top

Description

1 vol., (xvi, 188 + [1] pages) : paper ; ill. ; 17 cm. (16°)

Provenance

Collection of the book collector Dr. David Hunt, Boston.
Purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner at the Hunt sale from the auctioneers and appraisers Charles F. Libbie & Co., Boston for $16 on 17 November 1891, lot 691.

Bibliography

Charles F. Libbie & Co. Catalogue of the Entire Private Library Belonging to a Well Known Boston Collector, Forming a Magnificent Collection of Rarities in All Departments of Literature (Boston, 17-21 November 1891), p. 65, lot 691.
Isabella Stewart Gardner. A Choice of Books from the Library of Isabella Stewart Gardner, Fenway Court (Boston, 1906), p. 18.
Isabella Stewart Gardner. A Choice of Manuscripts and Bookbindings from the Library of Isabella Stewart Gardner, Fenway Court. (Boston, 1922), p. 89.


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