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# - Coleridge, Samuel Taylor.
AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED, TO HIS BROTHER GEORGE, INCLUDING 32 LINES OF HUMOROUS VERSE
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# - Coleridge, Samuel Taylor.
AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED, TO HIS BROTHER GEORGE, INCLUDING 32 LINES OF HUMOROUS VERSE
Estimate
2,8003,200
LOT SOLD. 4,750 GBP
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# - Coleridge, Samuel Taylor.
AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED, TO HIS BROTHER GEORGE, INCLUDING 32 LINES OF HUMOROUS VERSE

about his his reluctance to write (with 'a pen so execrably bad, as to discompose most grievously the epistolary part of my nervous system'), his travels in Devon, family news, and filling up his letter 'with a Simile, which I wrote after an Evening Walk before Supper', namely a doggerel poem beginning 'Tho' much averse at folk to flicker' in which he makes fun of the local vicar Smerdon and his fat wife, 3 pages, 4to, address panel, postal marks, Exeter, [6 August 1792], seal tear (with some paper loss in margin and centre affecting a word or two of text), second leaf splitting vertically


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Published in the Collected. Letters, ed. Griggs, I, 37-38 (No. 19)

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