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(COLE, Herbert.) COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor.

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.

Availability: In stock

Published: London Gay & Bird, 1900

Stock Code: 126960

£950
OR On display in 43 Dover Street

Notes

First edition, deluxe issue, number 1 of 200 copies. Herbert Cole (1867-1930) provided artwork for numerous books in the Edwardian era, with his illustrations showing the influence of Walter Crane, Edward Burne-Jones and the pre-Raphaelites.

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Description

Quarto. Original half vellum, spine lettered in gilt, red cloth sides, printed endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed.

Illustrations

Gift inscription dated 1912 to recto of limitation leaf. Frontispiece and 5 sepia plates by Cole, with captioned tissue-guards.

Condition

Spine rubbed, tiny soiling to covers, else a very good copy.

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