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Poems on Various Subjects by  Samuel Taylor Coleridge - First Edition of Coleridge's first book of poems, with half- - 1796 - from James Cummins Bookseller and Biblio.com

Poems on Various Subjects

by Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

Condition: Bound in near contemporary mottled calf, spine neatly laid down. Booklabel


London: Printed for G.G. and J. Robinsons, and J. Cottle, Bookseller, Bristol, 1796. First Edition of Coleridge's first book of poems, with half-title and ads. xvi, 188, [1, errata], [1, ads] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Bound in near contemporary mottled calf, spine neatly laid down. Booklabel. First Edition of Coleridge's first book of poems, with half-title and ads. xvi, 188, [1, errata], [1, ads] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. First edition of Coleridge's first book of poems, including Charles Lamb's first appearance in print. Complete with half-title, errata and advertisements. "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 half-title, and errata and ad leaves 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


  • Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 317523
  • Title: Poems on Various Subjects
  • Author: Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
  • Format/binding: Xvi, 188, [1, errata], [1, ads] pp. 1 vols. 8vo
  • Book condition: Used - Bound in near contemporary mottled calf, spine neatly laid down. Booklabel
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition of Coleridge's first book of poems, with half-
  • Publisher: Printed for G.G. and J. Robinsons, and J. Cottle, Bookseller, Bristol
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1796
  • Keywords: American | First Book
  • Bookseller catalogs: Literature;


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