1877 Rare Book - Poems by Edgar Allan POE (The Raven, Lenore, Ulalume, ...).
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Author: Edgar Allan Poe.
Title: Poems by Edgar Allan Poe. Complete with an Original Memoir by R. H. Stoddard and Illustrations.
Publisher: London, George Routledge And Sons, 1877.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7 " X 5 ".
Pages: xiv-380 pages + publisher's catalog.
Binding: Attractive and very good original decorated full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. All edges gilt.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, very small tear to the lower margin of the frontispiece blank tissue guard page - as shown, very small tear repaired by a previous owner on the lower margin of the Raven poem pages - as shown, rare light foxing - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with a nice frontispiece portrait and two full-page illustrations (+facsimile of the Ms of Anabel Lee).
Estimation : (USD 300 - USD 350)
The book: An exquisite compilation of the works of Edgar Allan Poe, inclusive of an original memoir penned by R.H. Stoddard. The content is beautifully packaged in a decorated cloth binding, accentuating the charm of this collection. A highlight of this edition is the facsimile manuscript of "Annabel Lee", a testament to Poe's mastery in writing poignant and enduring verses.
The author: Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849) was an American writer, editor, and literary critic, best known for his poetry and short stories. Poe is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States, and of American literature. His most recurring themes include death, love lost, and individuality. His work influenced literature around the world, including the mystery genre, and he is deemed the inventor of the detective fiction genre.
The memoirist: Richard Henry Stoddard (1825–1903) was an American critic and poet, who penned a memoir providing an insightful overview of Poe's life and work. His contribution to this edition enriches the reader's understanding of the enigmatic and remarkable author that was Edgar Allan Poe.
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