1887 Rare Book - Poems by Edgar Allan POE (The Raven, Lenore, Ulalume, ...)


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Author : Poe, Edgar, Allan
Title : Poems by Edgar Allan Poe.
Publisher : London, George Routledge And Sons, 1887
Language : Text in English
Size : 5 " X 4 "
Pages : 254 pages
Binding : Good quarter cloth binding (hinges fine, overall worn and scuffed) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Good content (bright and tight, some foxing and staining, name of a previous owner on first endpaper, missing last free blank endpaper) 


The book : Rare Routledge Pocket 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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