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The Poet's Pilgrimage to Waterloo
Longman et al. London. 1816. First edition. 12mo. 232pp. 8 plates. Contemporary half calf, marbled boards by D. Batten, Bookbinder, Clapham Common. Upper hinge cracked but firm. Rubbed. Foxing and marginal staining in places. Marginal pencil annotation naming the subjects of 'Flanders' xxxv, xxxvii, xxxviii. Marginal light pencil to relevant passages in the Proem.ASSOCIATION COPY: signed to title page M. Calvert, May the 10, 1816. Greta Bank. Mary Calvert [Stanger]. In 1803 Robert Southey and his family arrived to live with the Coleridges at Greta Hall. The Calverts, the Coleridges and the Southeys were great friends and 'the Greta Hall children and the Windybrowites were inseparable'. H. D. Rawnsley, 'The Last of the Calverts', Cornhill Magazine New Series 14 (1890). Her library was divided by inheritance, and the other half of it forms the Calvert/Stanger/Moorsom collection of the Wordsworth Trust.
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