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Christabel, &c
Pr. for John Murray by William Bulmer & Co. London: Pr. for John Murray by William Bulmer & Co., 1816. 19th-century calf framed in single gilt fillet, rebacked, spine with gilt-stamped leather title and author labels and gilt-stamped compartment decorations; original leather edges darkened and rubbed, hinges (inside) cracked. Both works lacking half-titles (only). Pages slightly age-toned with occasional instances of faint spotting, otherwise quite clean. => An unusual DOUBLE highlight of Coleridgiana.. 8vo (21.5 cm, 8.4"). [2], [v]–vii, [1], 64 pp. (2 prelim. ff. lacking). [with] Zapolya: A Christmas tale, in two parts. London: Pr. for Rest Fenner by S. Curtis, 1817. 8vo. [6], 128 pp.This is the second edition of "Christabel," Coleridge's unfinished fantasy about innocent Christabel and her encounter with the ominously mysterious Geraldine, and the => first edition of Zapolya, Coleridge's last dramatic endeavor, which was originally intended for production at Covent Garden. Also present here, following the title piece, are "Kubla Khan" and "The Pains of Sleep.
      [Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co]
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