1892 Rare Victorian Book - Poems by Edgar Allan POE (The Raven, Lenore, Ulalume, ...).
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Author: Poe, Edgar Allan.
Title: Poems of Edgar Allan Poe with Biographical Sketch by N. H. Dole.
Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., no date (circa 1892).
Language: Text in English.
Size: 6 " X 4.5 ".
Pages: 198 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.
Content: Good content (tight and clean, come light staining and foxing - as shown, name of a previous owner on the first endpaper).
Illustrations: Illustrated with 4 nice full-page illustrations.
The book: Rare and uncommon Victorian edition of Edgar Allan Poe's Poems.
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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