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pp. vi4-4i3 ; vol. iv. : pp. vi + 290.

One hundred copies were printed on large paper.
Edited by the author of this " Bibliography."

This edition was reissued, with a Supplement of
sixteen pages, by Macmillan and Co. in 1880.

A large-paper edition (extra crown 8vo.) was also
issued. Pages ix to cxviii, vol. i., consist of a Memoir
of Coleridge and some bibliographical matter.



1885.

The Poetical Works of Samuel Taylor
Coleridge. Edited, with Introduction and
Notes, by Thomas Ashe, B.A., of St. John's
College, Cambridge. In two volumes.
London : George Bell and Sons, York



60 THE BIBLIOGRAPHY [1893.

Street, Covent Garden. 1885. [With
portrait of Coleridge after Hancock, and a
view of Greta Hall, Keswick.] 8vo.
Vol. i. : pp. clxxxvi -f- 2 1 2 ; vol. ii. : pp.
xiii + 409.

This edition forms part of Bell's " Aldine Edition of
the British Poets."



1893.

The Poetical Works of Samuel Taylor
Coleridge. Edited, with a Biographical
Introduction, by James Dykes Campbell.
London: Macmillan and Co., 1893. The
Preface is dated " St. Leonard's-on-Sea,
March 23, 1893." One vol., 8vo., pp.
cxxiv + 667. (Text, Notes, Appendices,
and Indices in double columns.)

A reprint was issued in 1899. The frontispiece is a
photogravure portrait of Coleridge, from the picture by-
Peter Vandyke in the National Portrait Gallery.

This edition professes to be " founded on that pub-
lished in 1829, as being the last upon which" the
author " was able to bestow personal care and atten-
tion." While taking the edition of 1829, however, as



1893.] OF COLERIDGE 61

the standard for his text, to the poems comprised in it the
editor has added " all those dropped by Coleridge from
the various collections issued in his lifetime, and all
those hitherto added by his editors, from whatever
source," not, however, in most cases, without some
direct and adequate acknowledgment. He has also
added a few discoveries of his own, notably the impor-
tant treasure-trove of the previously unknown blank-
verse lines to Matilda Betham, written in 1802, the
entire credit of which discovery is due to him. The
four-volume edition of 1877, produced with consider-
able labour and expense, and issued in a sumptuous
and voluminous form, is (as might have been expected)
laid heavily under contribution. The only thing in
that edition which Mr. Dykes Campbell, whether by
oversight or otherwise, has not included is the poem of
"The Old Man of the Alps" (bearing, like " Lewti,"
on its first appearance in The Morning Post, the signa-
ture of " Nicias Erythrjeus " — a signature which not
only identifies the authorship of the poem, but which is
doubtless intended to possess some meaning and signi-
ficance).* This I, somewhat unnecessarily, relegated
to an appendix. Like the " Ancient Mariner," " The
Old Man of the Alps " telta his tale of woe to a stranger
— a less impatient auditor than the wedding guest to
a less importunate narrator. Did Mr. Dykes Campbell
suppose that the "Nicias Erythraeus " of " The Old
Man of the Alps " was not the identical " Nicias
Erythrsus" of "Lewti" — the one and indivisible



See Note on p. 25. — Ed.



62 THE BIBLIOGRAPHY [1893-

" Esteesi " ? or did he overlook a poem of which I
had discovered not only the existence but the author-
ship ? The method he generally adopted, and frankly
acknowledged, without disguise or attempt at conceal-
ment, of entering into the labours of his predecessors,
rendered his task of editing comparatively easy. It
must, however, be cordially admitted that Mr. Dykes
Campbell brought qualifications to his task that made
him a worthy fellow-worker in any literary field which
in his later years he undertook to till.

The following is a list of the poems, etc., printed
for the first time in Mr. J. Dykes Campbell's edition of
Coleridge's " Poetical Works " :

P. 1. "Dura Navis," 1787.

P. 2. "Nil pejus et caslibe vita," 1787.

P. 4. " Quae Nocent Docent," 1789.

P. 10. "An Invocation," 1790.

P. 12. " On a Lady Weeping," 1790 (?).

P. 19. "A Wish," 1792.

P. 19. "An Ode in the Manner of Anacreon,"
1792.

P. 20. "A Lover's Complaint to his Mistress," 1792.

P. 20. "With Fielding's 'Amelia,'" 1792 (?).

P. 33. "On Bala Hill," 1794.

P. 138. "Ad Vilmum Axiologum (William Words-
worth)," c. 1805.

P. 158. " The Snow-Drop : a Fragment," 1800 (?).

P. 171. "An Exile," 1805.

P. 171. "Homeless," 1810 (?).

P. 171. "To Asra," 1803.



1898.] OF COLERIDGE 63

P. 172. " Sonnet, translated from Marini," 1805.

P. 172. "A Sunset," 1805.

P. 181. "For a Market Clock : an Impromptu."

P. 453. Fragments from a Commonplace Book.

P. 459. Fragments from Various Sources.

P. 476. Greek Prize Ode on the Slave Trade.

P. 654. Fragment.



1898.

The Poetry of Samuel Taylor Cole-
ridge. Edited by Richard Garnett, C.B.,
LL.D. London : Lawrence and Bullen,
Ltd., 16, Henrietta Street, Covent Garden,
W.C. 1898. 121710., pp. lii + 318.

One hundred copies were printed on large paper.
Belongs to the series known as " The Muses' Library."

This edition of the principal poems of Coleridge is
important, not only on account of the admirable Intro-
duction, but because it contains several readings derived
from MS. notes of the author which are not found in
previous collections. Dr. Garnett has printed in his
Notes for the first time the passage from Shelvocke's
" Voyage " relating to the shooting of the albatross on
which "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" was
founded.



64 THE BIBLIOGRAPHY [1835-

POSTHUMOUS WORKS.

1835.
Specimens of the Table-Talk of Samuel
Taylor Coleridge. London : John
Murray, 1835. 2 v °l s -> i2mo. Vol. i. :
Portrait, pp. lxxvii 4- one unnumbered
leaf + 267 ; vol. ii. : Frontispiece,
pp. xi + 372.

Edited by Henry Nelson Coleridge, and republished,
with " Omniana " and other fragments, by T. Ashe in
1884.

1836-1839.

The Literary Remains in Prose and
Verse of Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
London: William Pickering, 1 836-1 839.
4 vols., 8vo. Vol. i. (1836) : pp. xix +
395; vol. ii. (1836): pp. viii -f 416;
vol. iii. (1838): xvi + 422; vol. iv. (1839),
pp. iv : unnumbered + 438.

A small slip of " Corrigenda in vols, i and 2 "
should be found at end of second volume. Edited by
Henry Nelson Coleridge.



1847.] OF COLERIDGE 65

1837.
The Friend. Third Edition. London:
William Pickering, 1837. 3 vols., 8vo.
Vol. i. : pp. xx + one unnumbered leaf
(Dedication) + 278 ; vol. ii. : pp. 261 ;
vol. iii. : pp. 355 (last page wrongly
numbered " C55 ").



1840.

Confessions of an Inquiring Spirit.
Edited from the Author's MS. by H. N.
Coleridge. London : William Pickering,
1840. i6mo., pp. x 4- two unnumbered
leaves, the last forming pp. 1, 2 — 95.

Republished, with Notes by Sara Coleridge, in
1849.

1847.

Biographia Literaria, or Biographical
Sketches of my literary life and opinions,
by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Second
Edition. Prepared for publication in part

5



66 THE BIBLIOGRAPHY [1848-

by the late Henry Nelson Coleridge.
Completed and published by his widow.
London : William Pickering, 1847. 2 v °l s -j
i2mo. Vol. i., part i. : pp. clxxxvii4- 112 ;
part ii.: pp. 112-369 ; vol. ii. : pp. 447.

The last page of vol. i., part i., is numbered 1 12, and
by an oversight the first page of part ii. is also
numbered 1 12.



1848.

Hints towards the Formation of a
more Comprehensive Theory of Life.
Edited by Seth B. Watson, M.D. London :
John Churchill, 1848. 8vo., pp. 94, and
unnumbered leaf containing Postscript.



1850.

Essays on his own Times ; forming a
second series of " The Friend." By
Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Edited by his
daughter. London : William Pickering.
3 vols., 8vo. Vol i. : pp. xciii + 292 ;



1853.] OF COLERIDGE 67

vol. ii. : pp. viii 4-293-676 ; vol. iii. : pp. x

+ 677-1034.

The text of this work is paged continuously. It
consists mainly of Coleridge's contributions to The
Morning Post, The Courier, etc.



1851.

Memoir of William Wordsworth, by
the Rev. Charles Wordsworth. Edward
Moxon, 1 85 1. Vol. i. : Portrait, pp. xii
+ 457; vol ii. : Portrait (Dora Words-
worth), pp. viii 4- 524.

Vol. i. contains a small slip of corrections in the two
volumes.

In this work the poem called " Hexameters," com-
mencing " William, my teacher, my friend," was first
printed.

1853.

Notes upon English Divines, by Samuel
Taylor Coleridge. Edited by the Rev.
Derwent Coleridge, M.A. London: Ed-
ward Moxon. 2 vols., i6mo. Vol. i.:
pp. xiv (4- unpaged leaf of "Contents")

5— 2



68 THE BIBLIOGRAPHY [1853-

+ 356 ; vol. ii. : title, half-title, leaf of

"Contents" -f pp. 356.

This and the following work were chiefly based upon
the " Literary Remains."



1853.

Notes, Theological, Political, and Mis-
cellaneous. Edited by the Rev. Der-
went Coleridge, M.A. London: Moxon,
1853. i2mo., pp. xii + 415.



1873.
Osorio : A Tragedy. As originally written

in 1797. By Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
Now first printed from a stage copy re-
cently discovered. With the variorum
readings of " Remorse " and a monograph
on the History of the Play in its earlier
and later form, and notes by the Editor of
" Tennysoniana." London: John Pear-
son, 1873. 8vo., pp. xxii, one unnumbered
leaf, + 204.

Published in two sizes, some copies being printed on
large paper.

This edition of " Osorio" was printed from a MS.



1895.] 0F COLERIDGE 69

which was sent by Coleridge to Drury Lane Theatre
in October, 1797, and not having been returned,
formed part of the salvage of the fire in 1809. After
many vicissitudes it came to light and was reprinted
in 1873. It was again reprinted by Mr. Dykes Camp-
bell from the same manuscript, after collation with
another contemporary transcript presented by Coleridge
to a friend, apparently Dr. Carlyon (" Poetical Works,"
1893, Appendix D, p. 479).



1885.

Miscellanies, Esthetic and Literary :
to which is added the Theory of Life.
Collected and arranged by T. Ashe.
London: Bell, 1885. 8vo., pp. ix + 442.

This volume was included in Bohn's Standard
Library. •

1895.

Letters of Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
Edited by Ernest Hartley Coleridge (1785-
1834). In Two Volumes. London :
William Heinemann, 1895. 8vo. Vol. i.:
pp. xxii-444 ; vol. ii. : pp. x, 445-813,
including Index, the pagination being
continuous throughout the two volumes.



yo THE BIBLIOGRAPHY [1895.

This collection of Coleridge's letters from the
earliest to the latest date, edited by a son of the late
Rev. Derwent Coleridge, and a grandson of the poet,
has partly supplied a desideratum, but there is still
much to be accomplished either by himself, or by
other after-gleaners in the same field. The two
volumes contain two hundred and sixty letters, ad-
dressed by the poet to his mother, to his brother the
Rev. George Coleridge, to Captain James Coleridge, to
Thomas Poole of Nether Stowey, to Mrs. Evans and
to Mary and Anne Evans, to G. L. Tuckett, to Robert
Sou they, to Joseph Cottle, to Josiah Wade, to John
Thelwall, to Charles Lamb, to the Rev. J. P. Estlin, to
William Wordsworth, to his wife, to the Rev. Mr.
Roskilly, to Sir Humphry Davy, to W. Sotheby, to
Thomas Wedgwood, to Matthew Coates, to Richard
Sharp, to Daniel Stuart, to Washington Allston, to his
eldest son Hartley Coleridge, to the Morgan family, to
J. J. Morgan, to Mrs. Morgan, to Francis Jeffrey, to
Thomas Wilkinson, to William Godwin, to Sir George
and Lady Beaumont, to Charles Mathews, to John
Murray, to John Kenyon, to the Rev. W. Money, to
James Gillman and Mrs. Gillman, to Henry Crabb
Robinson, to the Rev. H. F. Cary, to Joseph Henry
Green, to Charles Augustus Tulk, to W. Collins, A.R.A.,
to Thomas Allsop, to Miss Brent, to the Rev. Edward
Coleridge, to John Taylor Coleridge, to the Rev,
George May Coleridge, to George Dyer, to George
Cattermole, to Miss Lawrence, to John Peirse Kennard,
to Henry Nelson Coleridge, to Mrs. Aders, to John



1895.] OF COLERIDGE 71

Sterling, to Miss Eliza Nixon, and to his godson, Adam
Stcinmetz Kennard. The editor appears to have per-
formed his pious task with zeal and discretion ; but
his inexperience or impatience in proof -correcting
has led him to pass over several ugly misprints which
disfigure some of the pages of these two handsome
volumes.

Over and above those collected in the Allsop and
Cottle volumes a multitude of Coleridge's letters —
always admirable and generally valuable, both from a
literary and biographical point of view — lie scattered
in memoirs (such as those of Sir Humphry Davy,
Wedgwood, William Godwin, Sir George and Lady
Beaumont, Thomas Poole of Nether Stowey) and in old
magazines, e.g., the Gentleman's* Fraser's, the London
Magazine, etc., well worthy of preservation, together
with such as may still remain inedited in manuscript.



1895.

An ima Poet^e from the Unpublished Note-
books of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Edited
by Ernest Hartley Coleridge. London :
William Heinemann, 1895. 8vo., pp.
xv + 332.

* Stuart, of The Morning Tost, published Coleridge's
business correspondence with him in The Gentlemafi's
Magazine.



72 THE BIBLIOGRAPHY [1897.

1897.
A Description of the Wordsworth and
Coleridge Manuscripts in the Possession
of Mr. T. Norton Longman. With three
Facsimile Reproductions. Edited with
Notes by W. Hale White. Longmans,
Green and Co., 39, Paternoster Row,
London, New York, and Bombay, 1897.
4to., pp. vi + 72.



MEMOIRS AND RECOLLECTIONS.

1836.
Letters, Conversations, and Recollec-
tions of Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
[Edited by Thomas Allsop.] London :
Edward Moxon, 1836. 2 vols. i2mo.
Vol. i. : pp. xii + 234 ; vol. ii. : pp. 240.



1837.
Early Recollections, chiefly relating to the

late Samuel Taylor Coleridge during

his long residence in Bristol. By Joseph

Cottle. London : Longmans, Rees and



1838.] OF COLERIDGE 73

Co. and Hamilton, Adams and Co., 1837.
2 vols. 8vo. Vol. i. : pp. xxxviii + 325;
vol. ii. : half-title, title, two unnumbered
leaves of " Contents " + pp. 34 6 - P P- 3 2 5"
336, vol. ii., are misnumbered 313-324.

With six portraits engraved by Woodman : Coleridge,
from a painting by Vandyke, Vol. i., Frontispiece ;
Southey, p. 6; Amos Cottle, p. 124; Wordsworth,
p. 250; Lamb, p. 277; Coleridge, Vol. ii., Frontispiece.
The portraits of Southey, Wordsworth, Lamb, and
Coleridge were from crayons by Hancock ; that of
A. Cottle from a picture by Palmer.

A second preface was printed separately in 1839 in a
buff wrapper, and offered gratis to purchasers of the first
issue. The copy in the British Museum is said to be
the only one existing with this preface. The work
was reprinted ten years later under the title of:

Reminiscences of Samuel Taylor Coleridge and
Robert Southey.



1838.

The Life of Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
By James Gillman. Vol. i. London :
William Pickering, 1838. Fcap. 8vo.,
pp. x + 362 + one unnumbered leaf with
" Errata " on recto.



74 THE BIBLIOGRAPHY [1884-

The half-title runs : " Life of Coleridge in Two
Volumes. Vol. I.," but only the first volume was
ever published.

1884.

Coleridge. By H. D. Traill. London :
Macmillan and Co., 1884. The Right of
Translation and Reproduction is reserved.
Crown 8vo., p. xii (including 3 blanks)
+ 211, 1 blank, 2 advertisements.

This book was issued in the " English Men of
Letters " Series.

1886.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge and the
English Romantic School. By Alois
Brandl. English Edition by Lady East-
lake. Portrait. London : John Murray,
1887. 8vo., pp. xi + 392.

This is an English translation of the original German
work.

1887.

Life of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. By
Hall Caine. London : Walter Scott, 24,



1 888.] OF COLERIDGE 75

Warwick Lane, Paternoster Row, 1887.
Small 8vo., pp. 150 + " Bibliography,"
pp. xxi.*

A large paper edition in demy 8vo. was also issued.
It forms one of the " Great Writers" Series.

Memorials of Coleorton : being Letters
from Coleridge, Wordsworth and his sister,
Southey, and Sir Walter Scott, to Sir
George and Lady Beaumont of Coleorton,
Leicestershire, 1 803-1 834. Edited by
William Knight, University of St. An-
drews. Edinburgh : David Douglas, 1887.
2 vols. Vol. i. : pp. xlvi + 227 ; vol. ii. :
pp. vii + 294.

1888.
Thomas Poole and His Friends. By
Mrs. Henry Sandford. London : Mac-
millan and Co., and New York, 1888.
All rights reserved. 2 vols. Crown 8vo.
Vol. i. : pp. 2 blanks, 1 page portrait, xii

* Some interesting " Notes " by Mr. Hall Caine on
Mr. Ashe's edition of Coleridge's "Works " (see p. 59)
were published in The Athenaum for July II, 1885.



76 THE BIBLIOGRAPHY [1894-

(including 3 blanks) + 307, 1 blank ; vol.
ii. : pp. iv (including 1 blank) + 330 and
2 advertisements.

Several letters of Coleridge were published in this
work for the first time.



1894.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge : A Narrative
of the Events of his Life. By James Dykes
Campbell. London : Macmillan and Co.,
1894. Fcap. 8 vo., half-title, portrait (from
the painting by Van Dyke), title, preface
3 pp., 1 blank, contents, 1 leaf + pp. 319.

This " Narrative " is enlarged from the Introductory
Memoir prefixed to Mr. Dykes Campbell's edition of
Coleridge's " Poetical Works."

A second edition, published in 1896, contains : "A
Memoir of the Author by Leslie Stephen," pp. v-xl.



1895.

The Gillmans of Highgate, with Letters
from Samuel Taylor Coleridge, etc., illus-
trated with Views and Portraits, being a
Chapter from the History of the Gill man



1898.] OF COLERIDGE 77

Family. By Alexander W. Gillman.
London : Elliot Stock, 62, Paternoster
Row. (N.D., but 1895). [All rights re-
served.] Small 4to., pp. vi, unnumbered,
+ 57 (the last page is numbered 53, but
the total includes four numbered 20 A , 20 B ,
20 c , and 20 D ). With a Preface by Henry
B. Wheatley, F.S.A.

This volume contains some hitherto unpublished
letters by Coleridge, and also some of his Notes on
philosophical subjects.



1898.

Charles Lamb and the Lloyds. Edited
by E. V. Lucas. With Portraits. London :
Smith, Elder and Co., 15, Waterloo Place,
1898. [All rights reserved.] Crown 8 vo.,
pp. xiii + 297, 6 advertisements.

Three letters of Coleridge were printed for the first
time in this interesting volume.

The best short papers on Coleridge are " My First
Acquaintance with Poets," by William Hazlitt, pub-
lished in The Liberal ; the Elian essay, by Charles
Lamb, in which Coleridge is introduced ; the famous
chapter on Coleridge in Carlyle's " Life of John Ster-
ling," London, 185 1 ; and a portion of De Quincey's



78 THE BIBLIOGRAPHY [1898.

" Autobiographic Sketches." There are short memoirs
or sketches of Coleridge by Leigh Hunt in the book
entitled " Lord Byron and his Contemporaries," orig-
inally published in one volume, 4-to., in 1828, and
afterwards, in two 8vo. volumes, in 1830 ; and also
in the Fraser Gallery of Portraits, written presumably
by Maginn, the drawing being by Daniel Maclise. To
these may be added incidental notices of Coleridge, innum-
erable and of the highest importance, in Charles Lamb's
published letters ; in Clement Carlyon's " Recollec-
tions of Early and Later Years" ; in the Memoirs of
Wordsworth and Southey ; in Leigh Hunt's Autobi-
ography ; in Crabb Robinson's " Diary " ; in Dorothy
Wordsworth's "Journal of a Tour in Scotland in 1803,"
and in "The Lambs, their Lives, their Friends, and
their Correspondence," by W. C. Hazlitt, 1897.

The following collection, which the editor has been
unable to consult, should not be omitted :

Unpublished Letters from S. T. Coleridge
to the Rev. John Prior Estlin. Com-
municated by Henry A. Bright. Philo-
biblon Society. N.D.



TABLE-TALK.

Much of the brilliant and incisive table-talk of Cole-
ridge's early and later years (except what has been col-
lected expressly by his nephew or preserved incidentally
by his more or less famous contemporaries in their



OF COLERIDGE 79

memoirs and letters) has probably perished with his
intimates, and, as there was no Boswell to record it, is
now hopelessly irrecoverable. Enough remains to make
us eager to obtain more, and disposed to regret bitterly
what is lost.

The following book may find an entry here :

The Table-Talk and Omniana of Samuel
Taylor Coleridge ; with additional Table-
Talk from Allsop's " Recollections," and
manuscript matter not before printed.
Arranged and edited by T. Ashe. Lon-
don : Bell, 1884. 8vo., pp. xix (one
unnumbered leaf) + 446.

The main contents of this volume, which was in-
cluded in Bohn's Standard Library, consist of Henry
Nelson Coleridge's " Specimens of the Table-Talk of
S. T. C," which was originally published in 1835.



MARGINALIA.

There exist, in Coleridge's autograph, extending over
many years, a large number of marginalia on poets,
divines, etc., and on many general subjects, both secular
and sacred. Some of these have been collected, but a
considerable proportion of those extant are still unpub-
lished, and a great boon would be conferred by any
enterprising editor or publisher who, with the aid of
their present owners, could bring them together into



80 THE BIBLIOGRAPHY

one sequence and render them accessible to his admirers.
This habit was adopted by Coleridge in early life, and
continued through a long course of years. Some of
these manuscript marginalia are in books borrowed by
him, some in those of his own collection, some in
pencil, others in ink ; all are generally very suggestive,
and full of fine and choice criticism. Coleridge's will
was printed in the public journals shortly after his
death. It is a long and very remarkable document,
well worthy of permanent preservation.

A few of the printed marginalia may be enumerated.
In the year 1830 a thin volume of "Sonnets" was
published by Charles Tennyson, of which a copy was
presented to Coleridge. This volume afterwards came
back into the possession of the family enriched with
many marginal notes, and these "applausive comments,"
as they are styled by James Spedding in his Introduc-
tory Essay, were printed in the collected edition of the
author's poems.* Other interesting commentaries will
be found in Notes and Queries, of which the most im-
portant are those on Pepys' "Diary" (ist S., vi. 213),
Raleigh's " History of the World" (ist S., xii. 5), and
Fuller's " Worthies " (7th S., vi. 501). In this connec-
tion it may be interesting to note the numerous books
in the library of his friend Charles Lamb which were

* Collected Sonnets, Old and New. By Charles
Tennyson Turner. London : C. Kegan Paul and Co.,
1, Paternoster Square, 1880. Coleridge's notes will be
found between pp. 36 and 84.



OF COLERIDGE 81

enriched with Coleridge's marginalia. Of these, the
best known is the 1679 folio of Beaumont and Fletcher's
" Fifty Comedies and Tragedies." Another very
interesting relic is the 17 18 edition of Daniel's
" Poetical Works," of which a description, with many
extracts, is given in Notes and Queries, 1st S., vi.
117. A list of sixty-six books in the Library of the
British Museum, containing MS. notes, etc., by Cole-
ridge, is given by Mr. J. P. Anderson in the Bibliography
appended to Mr. Hall Caine's " Life of Coleridge."

In The Athenatum for April 7 and June 23, 1888, the
late Mr. J. Dykes Campbell printed some interesting
marginalia which Coleridge had written in copies of
Grew's " Cosmologia Sacra," and of Jahn's " History
of the Hebrew Commonwealth." Since Mr. Camp-
bell's death two other valuable articles have been com-
municated to the same paper : one in the number for
December 26, 1896, on Coleridge's marginalia on a
copy of Flogel's " History of Comic Literature ;" and
the other in the number for May 22, 1897, on a copy
of Spinoza's Works in the library of Manchester
College, Oxford. I may also refer to some notes in a
copy of Colquhoun's " Treatise on Indigence," which
was printed in the New York Philobiblion, 1862, i. 65.



LECTURES.



Golden fragments of Coleridge's numerous lectures
have been preserved, in shorthand and otherwise, by
some of those who heard and took notes of them.

6



82 THE BIBLIOGRAPHY [1849-

There also exist, though of rare occurrence, printed
fly-leaf Syllabuses, emanating direct from the author,
of these successive courses of lectures, which collectors
eagerly seek after. Coleridge's lectures extended over
a long course of years. The pulpit utterances of his
youth do not appear to have been published or printed
to any large extent, either separately or in journals.
The art of shorthand reporting as applied to sermons
was then in its infancy, and Coleridge's fame and
influence in that respect were merely local and pro-


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