1891 Rare Book - Edgar Allan POE Tales of Adventure and Mystery and Imagination


$165 USD


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Author : Poe, Edgar, Allan
Title :Tales of Adventure and Mystery and Imagination.
Publisher : London, Ward, Lock & Co, 1891.
Language : Text in English
Size : 7 " X 5 "
Pages : 557 pages + publisher adverts at the end.
Binding : Very beautiful and very good full decorated cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a protective removable mylar cover. Cover lettering reads 'Tales of Mystery Imagination and Humour.' illustrated.
Content : Very good content (bright and tight, rare staining and foxing)
Illustrations : Illustrated with a nice frontis illustration and 2 full page illustrations (The Mystery of Marie Roget, The Assignation and The House of Usher). Also, some in text illustrations.

Estimation : (USD 150 - USD 300)

The book : Rare and very attractive edition of the Tales of Adventure and Mystery and Imagination 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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