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Edgar Allan Poe
THE RAVEN (1845) EDGAR ALLAN POE, THE LITERARY EMPORIUM, JK WELLMAN 1ST EDITION
1845. Fair. THE RAVEN by Edgar Allan Poe in The Literary Emporium; Compendium of Religious, Literary, and Philosophical Knowledge Volumes I & II Published by J. K. Wellman No. 118 Nassau Street, New York 1845 1845 at title page; 1845 at copyright. These literary journals, originally printed in 1845, were later bound into this single volume. Navy full cloth boards, gilt dentelle decoration at front, back boards, gilt spine titles and decoration, some edge wear, rub. Blind-stamped borders and dentelle decoration at front, back boards. Pages generally good, moderate toning, discoloration, fox; few notes penned. Pages 161-192 are not present; do not appear removed from original bind. Endpapers removed. Gilt to all exterior text block edges. Bind intact; hinges reinforced. Solid, near good example of this rare Literary Emporium journal, Volumes I & II bound in hardcover, and including the second American printing of "The Raven" as the grand finale of this volume at pages 376-378. The first printing was also published earlier in same year by the Whig literary journal The American Review. These volumes including the December, 1845 journal are the second appearance of The Raven, though some dispute it as the first. Illustrated with several engraved plates and hand-colored botanical lithographs with majority of tissue guards remaining. Many contributions concerning women, cultivation of the intellect, Christianity, in addition to a vast array of other intriguing essays, articles, and poems. Contributors include such writers and thinkers as: William Cullen Bryant, Felicia Hemans, Was … [Cliquez ci-dessous pour une description complète]
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