1892 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Joseph Cottle

Frederic Boase, Modern English Biography (1892-1921) 1:727-28.



JOSEPH COTTLE. b. 1770; bookseller at Bristol 1791-99; published several of the works of the Lake poets Coleridge, Southey and Wordsworth; author of Malvern Hills, 1798, 4 ed. 1829; Alfred, an epic poem (1800, 2 ed. 2 vols. 1804; John the Baptist, a poem 1801; The fall of Cambria, a poem 2 vols. 2803, 2 ed. 1811; Early recollections chiefly relating to Samuel Taylor Coleridge 2 vols. 1837-39, 2 ed. 1847. d. Fairfield house, Knowle near Bristol 7 June 1853. Pen and Ink sketches, 2 ed. (1847) 165-74; J. Cottle's Early recollections (1837), portrait.