Monday, November 1, 2010

Rare Book: 'Genius and Musician, S. Coleridge-Taylor 1875-1912' by J. F. Coleridge-Taylor

[Genius and Musician, S. Coleridge-Taylor 1875-1912 by Coleridge-Taylor, Jessie Fleetwood]
Jessie Fleetwood Coleridge-Taylor wrote a biography of her late husband, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875-1912), Genius and Musician, S. Coleridge-Taylor 1875-1912. Copies are presently offered by at least two sellers. The copy pictured above is shown at the website of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America:

$275 (CAD $280.15)
Book Description
(London: John Crowther. nd-c.1943). First. Cloth and papercovered boards with photographic illustration on the front board. 76pp., illustrated. Appreciation by the Earl of Shaftesbury. Memorial poems by Alfred Noyes and Berwick Sayers. Edges and corners of the fragile boards lightly worn, a very good or better copy without dustwrapper as issued. Privately printed memorial volume by the widow of the great Anglo-African composer. Very uncommon.

Buy It Now: £22.00
(28 Nov, 2010 16:46:51 GMT)
Product Description
“Hard Cover. No Jacket. 1st Edition 1st Printing. 10x170x250mm. 76pp, quarter blue cloth with white boards, photo of Samuel Coleridge Taylor on front. Rubbing to corners, marking to cover, internally very good. Biography of Samuel Coleridge Taylor.” [Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875-1912) is profiled at]

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