1860 Rare Victorian Book - The Poetical Works of Edgar Allan Poe. Edinburgh Edition.
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Author: Edgar Allan Poe.
Title: The Poetical Works of Edgar Allan Poe.
Publisher: Edinburgh, Alexander Hislop and Company, no date (circa 1860).
Language: Text in English.
Size : 6.5 " X 4.5 ".
Pages: 208 pages.
Binding: Attractive, beautiful, and very good Victorian decorated full cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and very clean, endpapers inner hinge slightly worn but still tight - as shown.). Text within ruled borders, imprint at end of 'R. Sanson, Edinburgh'.
Illustrations: Illustrated with a nice frontispiece portrait.
The book: Scarce in such a nice condition! An attractive early edition of the Complete Poems by Edgar Allan Poe.
The author: Edgar Allan Poe (born Edgar Poe; January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American writer, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. He is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and American literature as a whole, and he was one of the country's earliest practitioners of the short story. Poe is generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre and is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction. He was the first well-known American writer to try to earn a living through writing alone, resulting in a financially difficult life and career.
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