1882 Rare Book - Poems by Edgar Allan POE with Memoir (The Raven, Lenore, Ulalume, ...).
Author: Poe, Edgar Allan.
Title: Poems of Edgar Allan Poe with Memoir.
Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., no date (circa 1882).
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7 " X 5.5 " .
Pages: 196 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good Victorian full decorated cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. All edges gilt.
Content: Very good content (tight and clean, rare staining and foxing, prior owner's gift card pasted on the second blank page - as shown, endpaper inner hinges worn but still tight - as shown, upper margin of title page slightly chipped - as shown).
Illustrations: Illustrated with a nice frontis portrait and full-page illustrations.
Estimation: (USD 250 - USD 350)
The book: Scarce and attractive Victorian 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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