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POE, Edgar Allan)
THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM in THE GIFT
Carey & Hart, Philadelphia. First state with 1843 date on title page and 1842 date on copyright page (both dates removed for the second state which followed shortly thereafter). Original publisher's gilt-decorated brown calf leather, 4-7/8" x 7-1/2", all edges gilt; [2], [17]-328 pages. Complete with all endpapers and 8 engraved plates, lacking several tissue guards. BAL 8069 & 16137. The first appearance in print of one of the best horror stories ever written and of profound influence on the genre. Early owner inscription on the front endpaper; scattered light foxing, a very clean copy. Some light edgewear, the spine gilt dull but readable. Overall an at least Very Good example of a book when found at all is usually quite worn [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB [Fleetwood, PA, U.S.A.]
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