1876 Rare Victorian Book - Poems by Edgar Allan POE (The Raven, Lenore, Ulalume, ...)
Author: Poe, Edgar Allan.
Title: Poems by Edgar Allan Poe Complete with an Original Memoir.
Publisher: London, W.J. Widdleton, 1876.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 6 " X 4 ".
Pages: 278 pages + fcatalogue.
Binding: Very good, near fine, original blind embossed decorated blue cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean - as shown)
Illustrations: Illustrated with a nice frontispiece portrait.
Estimate: (USD 175 - USD 225)
The book: Rare and very nice Widdleton edition of the 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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