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1852 Poe The Raven, Annabel Lee, Tales Of Mystery 2 Vol. Earliest Poe Collection
Issued in the Series Readable Books, the first volume (1852) with 26 engravings on wood, the very rare second volume (Clarke, Beeton, and Co., 1853) with 16 engravings. There is a frontispiece to each volume. BAL 16205, This is the first illustrated edition, with a total of 42 engravings and 508 pages (256,252). A Prospectus, Preface, and Memoir of the Author serve as preliminaries to volume I. Size: 12 mo Quarter calf marbled papers. Binding are straight some wear to bands with some bubbling of papers. Stamp of a hotel on inside of covers. Some foxing and straining to a few page generally pages clean. Great engravings. Super early complete collection of all the favorite stories and poems including The Raven, Ulalume, Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Bkack Cat, Purloined Letter, etc. All sales final Shipping will include insurance Great Holiday gift for the book collector!
Bookseller: hobbes1029 [Providence, Rhode Island, US]
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