1896 · Hammersmith
This selection of poems by Samuel Taylor Coleridge is the last of the Kelmscott series of English poets. The 13 poems here include Kubla Khan, Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Christabel, and Love.
Provenance George Clinton Ward with his paper bookplate tipped to front pastedown. Ward was president of Southern California Edison during the 1930s. Earlier Ward was appointed vice president and general manager Henry Huntington’s land investment company. Ward’s daughter Louise Ward Watkins was also a noted bibliophile and the first California woman to run for the U.S. Senate on a major party ticket. (Inventory #: 1271)