London & New York: Lawrence & Bullen, Ltd / Charles Scribner's Sons. 1898. First Printing of this New Edition. Hardcover. First Printing of this New Edition, with a 52-page Introduction by Garnett. 12mo, original slate-blue cloth heavily decorated in gilt on spine and front panel. 318 pp. Frontispiece portrait of Coleridge, with tissue guard. Issued as a volume in 'The Muse's Library'. Small ink name on front endpaper, a touch of wear to cloth at spine tips, a very good, bright copy. Very Good. Item #309375
¶ A nice little edition of Coleridge's poems, including The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Christabel, Kubla Khan and others. Richard Garnett was a librarian at the British Library, first working as superintendent of the Reading Room, later as editor of the General Catalogue of Printed Books, and finally from 1890 until 1899 as Keeper of Printed Books.