1888 Rare Victorian Book - The Complete Poetical Works and Essays on Poetry of EDGAR ALLAN POE together with his Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym


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Author : Edgar Allan Poe
Title : The Complete Poetical Works and Essays on Poetry of EDGAR ALLAN POE together with his Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym. With Memoir by John H. Ingram.
Publisher : London, Frederick Warne & Co, no date (circa 1888).
Language : Text in English
Size : 7 " X 5 "
Pages : xxxii-384 pages
Binding : Very good full leather binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a protective removable mylar cover. 
Content : Very good content (bright, tight and clean).
 

The book : Rare and attractive leather Victorian 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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