Published 5th March 2018
The early 19th Century mahogany and inlaid secretaire chest of Derwent Coleridge (BK19/53) (Son of Samuel Taylor Coleridge) is another of the lots on offer from the Rosemary E Coleridge Middleton collection, which comprises 56 lots in the forthcoming antiquarian book auction on 14th March 2018.
(BK19/53) Derwent Coleridge's (Son of Samuel Taylor Coleridge) secretaire chest
The vendor has informed us that the secretaire contained bundles of Coleridge papers, some of which now reside in the California State University and some at Coleridge Cottage.
(BK19/53) Detail of Derwent Coleridge's (Son of Samuel Taylor Coleridge) secretaire chest
Derwent Coleridge (1800 - 1883) was the third son of Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Sarah Fricker.