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Edgar Allan Poe
The Raven, Poe, Illustrated By Gustave Doré, Elephant Folio, 1st Ed, Rare, 1884
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1884. See Details. The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe Illustrated By Gustave Doré With Comment by Edmund C. Stedman ILLUSTRATED FIRST EDITION RARE ELEPHANT FOLIO Publisher: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, New York Copyright: 1884 Condition: This book is in good condition. Hardcover. First Edition. Rare. Enormous 15" x 19" Elephant Folio. Cover depicts iconic angel holding key and candle with richly decorated, gilded wings. Gray beveled cloth boards are worn along edges and corners. Front endpapers are chipped and loose. Hinges tight. Binding square. All edges gilt. All illustrations and pages are present. Illustrations are protected by tissue guards. Doré's sublime and chillingly macabre imagery illuminate Poe's eerie poem of sadness and longing for the dearest Lenore. Gustave Doré passed away in 1883 after completing this work-his last commission.Text block and illustrations are in great shape (See pictures). No writing or annotations. A very handsome volume of this hard to find gothic classic. Heavy Book (8lbs) _gsrx_vers_795 (GS 7.0.7 (795)). [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Ebon et Noir (midnight.narcissus) [Warwick, New York, United States]
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