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The Gift : A Christman, New Year, and Birthday - Poe, Edgar Allen - 1845. 
Carey & Hart Philadelphia but 1844 1845 - Octavo. 300pp. Fine publisher's binding of full creak morocco, elaborately gilt srolled bordes, the spine with lettering direct, with attractive gilt decoration. The leather now a trifle browned but only light rubbing. Joints are secure. Light scattered spotting. Overall a G-VG copy. **** Contaions the first printing of Poe's third and last detective tale "The Purloined Letter". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
[Bookseller: Neil Summersgill Ltd ABA,PBFA,ILAB.]
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