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Edgar Allan Poe
1903 Limited Edition EDGAR ALLAN POE works COLOR PLATES Occult SET Raven A FIRST
New York: HENRY W. KNIGHT, 1903. VERY GOOD CONDITION; especially for being 117 YEARS OLD!!! These books have the feel of being well taken care of. Each book is tight, bright and unbelievably clean inside. All books are solid, as pictured, without significant damage. Each book contains illustrations from several artist of the era. A complete set like this does not come available often so...GET IT WHILE YOU CAN!!! THE WORKS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE ~~~~~~~~~~~~ This auction is for an original ca. 1903 LIMITED EDITION of "COMPLETE WORKS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE" in ten volumes (COMPLETE), with a Life of the Author by James Russel Lowell. Featuring FIVE WATER-COLOR PLATES!!! YOU'LL LOVE THESE WEIRD TALES!!! Edgar Allan Poe (January 19, 1809 - October 7, 1849) was an American writer, poet, editor and literary critic, and is considered part of the American Romantic Movement. He was a great intellect and a sad heart. Best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre, Poe was one of the earliest American practitioners of the short story and is considered the inventor of the detective-fiction genre. He is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction. He was the first well-known American writer to try to earn a living through writing alone, resulting in a financially difficult life and career. Poe's publishing career began humbly, with an anonymous collection of poems, Tamerlane and Other Poems (1827), credited only to "a Bostonian". Poe switched his focus to prose and spent the next several years working for literary journals and periodicals, becoming known for … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: REBEL SOLDIER ANTIQUES (rebel_soldier) [Cameron, North Carolina, United States]
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