Coleridge, Samuel Taylor.


Or Biographical Sketches of My Literary Life and Opinions. Second Edition Prepared for Publication in Part by the Late Henry Nelson Coleridge Completed and Published by His Widow. William Pickering 1847.
2 vols. Sm. 8vo. clxxxvii + 369pp. + [iv] + 447pp. T.p. devices, dec. head pieces. Some light browning, double gilt rule edged japon with dec. gilt filleted bands and gilt lettered red labels to spines, vol. 2. neatly rebacked with original spine laid down, lightly soiled. Haney 72. With the bookplate of James Anderson Rose, (1819-1890). James Anderson Rose was Whistler's solicitor. As well as a solicitor, he was a major print collector, confidant, and friend of artists, including Whistler and Rossetti. He owned The Sleeper and Sleeping woman, and had a magnificent collection of Whistler's etchings. An exhibition of his collection toured the country, going to Liverpool, Newcastle and Birmingham, in 1874.
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