1895 Rare Book - The Raven and other Poems by Edgar Allan POE (Altemus Edition)


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Author : Poe, Edgar, Allan
Title : The Raven and other Poems.
Publisher : Philadephia , Henry Altemus, 1895. First thus.
Language : Text in English
Size : 6 " X 4 "
Pages : 205 pages
Binding : Very beautiful and good full decorated cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed, light wear to head and foot of spine - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright and tight, rare staining and foxing)
Illustrations : Illustrated with a nice frontis portrait .

Estimation : (USD 75 - USD 125)

The book : Rare and Nice Altemus 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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