"INSTEAD OF THE CROSS, THE ALBATROSS/ ABOUT MY NECK WAS HUNG"
COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor. Sibylline Leaves. London, 1817.
First edition of this collection of poems, including the first appearance of "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" under Coleridge's name, with an additional stanza and extensive prose gloss provided by Coleridge that did not appear with the poem in its first uncredited appearance in Lyrical Ballads (1798). $2500.