London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1807. First edition, lacking half titles. with cancels D11, in... Read More about Poems, in Two Volumes
London: John Murray, 1835. First edition, first issue, without Index in vol. II. Read More about Specimens of the Table Talk of the Late …
[London: Privately Printed, 1917]. "Of this letter, which first appeared in The Nation (New York) of Aug. 21, 1913, twenty-five copies only have been privately printed by Clement Shorter for distribution among his friends. London, March 1st, 1917. (in pen) No. 11 C.K.S." Read More about The Thorny Path of Literature. With an Introduction by William E.A. Axon
Bristol: Published by the Author, 1 March - 13 May 1796. First edition. "That all may know the truth; and that the truth may make us free!" First edition of Coleridge's political journal, undertaken to "create a rallying point for the Unitarians and moderate democrats in a radical Christian journal"..... Read More about The Watchman. Numbers I-X [all issued
London: Rest Fenner, 1817. First edition. First edition in wrappers of Coleridge's Christmas drama modeled after Shakespeare's Winter's Tale and written with Byron's encouragement. The play was rejected by Drury Lane and Covent Garden but found favor with the reading public, leading to its eventual stage production at the Surrey..... Read More about Zapolya: A Christmas Tale, in Two Parts
London: Rest Fenner, 1817. First edition. Read More about Zapolya: A Christmas Tale, in Two Parts: The Prelude Entitled “The Usurper’s Fortune;” and...
Westminster: Archibald Constable and Co. [Printed by Charles Whittingham and Co. at the Chiswick Press], 1899. One of 250 small paper copies. A very useful work for the Coleridge scholar. With the bound in slip regarding White's "An Examination of the Charge of Apostasy against Wordsworth" at the back. Read More about Coleridge's Poems. A Facsimile Reproduction of the Proofs and Mss. of some of the Poems. Edited...
Bristol: Printed by N. Biggs, For J. Cottle … and Messrs. Robinson, London, 1797. Second edition, expanded. After the favorable reception of the first edition of 1796, the publisher Cottle requested a second, to which Coleridge contributed several new pieces, including “The Ode to the Departing Year,” and a new..... Read More about Poems … to Which are Now Added Poems by Charles Lamb and Charles Lloyd
Bristol: Printed by N. Biggs, For J. Cottle … and Messrs. Robinson, London, 1797. Second edition, expanded. IN BOARDS, UNCUT. After the favorable reception of the first edition of 1796, the publisher Cottle requested a second, to which Coleridge contributed several new pieces, including “The Ode to the Departing Year,”..... Read More about Poems … to Which are Now Added Poems by Charles Lamb and Charles Lloyd
London: J. Hatchard & John Murray, 1808; 1810; 1812; 1819. First edition of all but Poems (third edition). A finely-bound set of first and early editions of the major later poetical works of George Crabbe (1754-1832). Includes a first edition of The Borough, tales of village life told in a...... Read More about Poems … The Borough … Tales … Tales of the Hall
London: Printed for Taylor and Hessey, Fleet Street [by C. Baldwin], 1822. First edition. HOE COPY. This is Scottish poet Cunningham's third book; published at 7s. The 6 page advertisements include on the second page and ad for Keats’ ‘Endymion’ at ‘Price 9s. boards’ and ‘Lamia, Isabella, The Eve of..... Read More about Sir Marmaduke Maxwell, A dramatic Poem: The Mermaid of Galloway; The legend of Richard Faulder;...
"Porteous's Lodgings, 18 Duncan Street" [Edinburgh]: Sat. December 29, . A short, poignant note from the great essayist, memoirist, and biographer of the Lake Poets, begging to be excused from an engagement as his wife and daughter are sick. The small scrap of paper, without wax seal, suggest the author's..... Read More about Autograph Letter Signed ("Thos. De Quincey"), to "My Dear Sir"
[New York]: Deluxe Editions: Illustrated Editions [Printed by J. J. Little & Ives Company], [co. 1932]. Read More about The Confessions of an English Opium-Eater
London: Taylor and Hessey, 1822. First edition. The Classic of Opium Addiction. First edition of the first part of De Quincey's classic, the author’s first book, the complete text of which did not appear until Boston, 1850. “Thomas De Quincey began using opium in 1802 and continued to use it..... Read More about Confessions of an English Opium-Eater
[Hammersmith]: Doves Press, [April, 1914]. About 300 printed. Read More about Note on a Passage in Shelley's Ode to Liberty
Edinburgh: Arch. Constable, 1821. Fore-Edge Views of Scotland. Each volume with a fine early fore-edge painting of a Scottish scene identified in an old hand in block letters on the ffep. Volume I : Berwick-on-Tweed Volume II : Falkland Palace Volume III : Edinburgh Castle Volume IV : Barnborough Castle..... Read More about The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Baronet
London: Printed [by A. & R. Spottiswoode] for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1820. Tenth edition. With a fore-edge painting of the Port of Constaninople. Read More about Lalla Rookh, an Oriental Romance
London: Richard Bentley, 1833. First edition, half-titles in Vols. II & II. IN PUBLISHER'S BOARDS. Godwin's last novel, written at the age of of 77; he died three years later, in 1836. Read More about Deloraine
New York: The Grolier Club, 1923. First Edition, one of 350 copies printed. Read More about A Descriptive Catalogue of the First Editions in Book Form of the Writings of Percy Bysshe...
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1816. First edition. Edited by Hazlitt. Holcroft's classic autobiography, left unfinished upon his death in 1809, but completed by William Hazlitt using Holcroft's letters, diaries, and other papers. Although his other works are now largely forgotten, the MEMOIRS "helped found the nineteenth-century genre..... Read More about Memoirs of the Late Thomas Holcroft Written By Himself and Continued to the Time of His Death [by...
London: Printed by J. Whiting, 1801. First Edition. Read More about Juvenilia; or, A Collection of Poems
all published in London (except as noted below): from 1801-1870. Substantial collection of the writings of on who, as "Hazlitt said in THE SPIRIT OF THE AGE (1825) ... 'improves upon acquaintance'; everyone can gain from knowing him better." (Nicholas Roe, ODNB). Comprising: Juvenalia; or, a Collection of Poems. Frontis..... Read More about Collection of 35 first and early editions of his works
London: Smith, Elder and Co., 65, Cornhill, 1850. First edition, 16 pages of ads at back of Vol.I is dated May, 1850. Read More about The Autobiography of Leigh Hunt; with Reminiscences of Friends and Contemporaries
London: Various publishers, 1840. First editions. Read More about A Legend of Florence a Play in Five Acts. WITH: Haynes, James Mary Stuart, An Historical Tragedy....
London: Smith, Elder, 1847. First Edition. Read More about Men, Women, and Books; A Selection of Sketches, Essays, and Critical memoirs, from his...
London: Freemantle & Co at 217 Piccadilly, 1902. Number 35 of 150 copies, signed by the artists Edmund Sullivan, C.A. Shepperson, Herbert Railton. With a tipped in Autograph Letter, Signed, from Leigh Hunt to Isaac Latimer of the Plymouth and Davenport Journal. Read More about The Old Court Suburb; or, Memorials of Kensington, Regal, Critical, and Anecdotical