1889 Rare Book - The Fall of the House of Usher, and other Tales and Prose Writings of Edgar Allan Poe.
1889 Rare Book - The Fall of the House of Usher, and other Tales and Prose Writings of Edgar Allan Poe.
1889 Rare Book - The Fall of the House of Usher, and other Tales and Prose Writings of Edgar Allan Poe.
1889 Rare Book - The Fall of the House of Usher, and other Tales and Prose Writings of Edgar Allan Poe.
1889 Rare Book - The Fall of the House of Usher, and other Tales and Prose Writings of Edgar Allan Poe.
1889 Rare Book - The Fall of the House of Usher, and other Tales and Prose Writings of Edgar Allan Poe.
1889 Rare Book - The Fall of the House of Usher, and other Tales and Prose Writings of Edgar Allan Poe.
1889 Rare Book - The Fall of the House of Usher, and other Tales and Prose Writings of Edgar Allan Poe.
1889 Rare Book - The Fall of the House of Usher, and other Tales and Prose Writings of Edgar Allan Poe.
1889 Rare Book - The Fall of the House of Usher, and other Tales and Prose Writings of Edgar Allan Poe.
1889 Rare Book - The Fall of the House of Usher, and other Tales and Prose Writings of Edgar Allan Poe.
1889 Rare Book - The Fall of the House of Usher, and other Tales and Prose Writings of Edgar Allan Poe.
1889 Rare Book - The Fall of the House of Usher, and other Tales and Prose Writings of Edgar Allan Poe.
1889 Rare Book - The Fall of the House of Usher, and other Tales and Prose Writings of Edgar Allan Poe.
1889 Rare Book - The Fall of the House of Usher, and other Tales and Prose Writings of Edgar Allan Poe.
1889 Rare Book - The Fall of the House of Usher, and other Tales and Prose Writings of Edgar Allan Poe.
1889 Rare Book - The Fall of the House of Usher, and other Tales and Prose Writings of Edgar Allan Poe.
1889 Rare Book - The Fall of the House of Usher, and other Tales and Prose Writings of Edgar Allan Poe.
1889 Rare Book - The Fall of the House of Usher, and other Tales and Prose Writings of Edgar Allan Poe.
1889 Rare Book - The Fall of the House of Usher, and other Tales and Prose Writings of Edgar Allan Poe.

1889 Rare Book - The Fall of the House of Usher, and other Tales and Prose Writings of Edgar Allan Poe.

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Author: Edgar Poe. Edited by Ernest Rhys.
Title: The Fall of the House of Usher, and other Tales and Prose Writings of Edgar Poe.
Publisher: London, Walter Scott, Ltd., no date (1889).
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7" X 5".
Pages: xxx-312 pages + publisher's catalog.
Binding: Attractive and very good original green cloth binding with gilt titles and decoration on the spine and cover (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. Upper edge gilt.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, rare light foxing or toning to pages - as shown)


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Rare and attractive edition of "The Fall of the House of Usher, and other Tales and Prose Writings of Edgar Poe," edited by Ernest Rhys. This volume is part of The Scott Library and offers a wide selection of Poe's most notable works, providing readers with a broad spectrum of his tales and essays.

Contents:
***Tales:
The Fall of the House of Usher
Ligeia
The Man of the Crowd
William Wilson
The Masque of the Red Death
The Cask of Amontillado
Eleonora
The Domain of Arnheim
Landor's Cottage
MS. Found in a Bottle
A Descent into the Maelström
The Assignation
Shadow—A Parable
The Colloquy of Monos and Una
The Gold-Bug
The Purloined Letter

***Essays, Reviews, and Marginalia:
The Poetic Principle
The Philosophy of Composition
Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Twice-Told Tales"
Hawthorne's Essays
Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Shelley
Theories of Poetry: Coleridge and Wordsworth
Theories of Poetry: Longfellow's Ballads
Tennyson
Tom Moore: Fancy and Imagination
Hood's Poems
Dickens's "Old Curiosity Shop"
Lord Lytton
Sue's "Mysteries of Paris"
R. H. Horne
Bolingbroke
Eureka: Dedication and Conclusion

The author: Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an American writer, poet, editor, and literary critic, best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre. Poe is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and of American literature as a whole.


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