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Published by W. Pickering in London .
Written in English


  • Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834

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Edition Notes

No more published; the author collected material for a second volume, but destroyed it before his death.

Statementby James Gillman. Vol. I
LC ClassificationsPR4483 .G5
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., [vii]-x, 362 p., 1 l.
Number of Pages362
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6683896M
LC Control Number25024347

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