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POE, Edgar Allan
The Conchologist's First Book: or, A System of Testaceous Malacology
Published for the Author by Haswell, Barrington, and Haswell, Philadelphia, 1839. 12mo (17 x 10.5 cm). 156 pages. 12 lithographed plates after P. S. Duval. Original red roan-backed printed boards dated 1840. FIRST EDITION, in boards unrecorded by BAL or Heartman & Canny. The upper board on this copy notes that it is for the second edition and is dated 1840. BAL 16131; Heartman & Canny, pp. 41-44; Norman 1720. Joints split but threads holding, leather dry; some occasional pale foxing [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Riverrun Books & Manuscripts, ABAA [Ardsley, NY, U.S.A.]
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