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Burton's Gentleman's Magazine: Volume V, July to December 1839; & Volume VI, January to June 1840
Philadelphia, PA.: William Burton, 1840 Edgar Allan Poe's Writings in Burton's Gentleman's Magazine: Volume V, July to December 1839; & Volume VI, January to June 1840. These two volumes are combined together in one book. Edited by William E. Burton and Edgar A. Poe. Published by William E. Burton, Philadelphia, PA. Volume 5 contains 334 pages minus one engraving plate. Volume VI has 294 pages. Condition: Bound in 3/4 leather with marbled covers which are securely attached to the spine and binding with some edge wear. The pages are tightly bound. The pages are supple and legible. There is some foxing and the pages shown give a fairly good cross-section of the amount of foxing with half the pages having none at all. The "Fall of the House of Usher" has mild to moderate foxing and a page is shown. The last four pages of Volume VI have slightly heavier foxing than shown. EXTREMELY RARE BOOK with no copies for sale currently showing on book broker sites.******Poem - "To Ianthe in Heaven" (reprint) (text ?) (p. 49) (signed, "BY E. A. POE") Poem - "Spirits of the Dead" (revised reprint) (text ?) (p. 51) (unsigned) Misc - "A Chapter on Field Sports and Manly Pastimes ****Tale - "The Man That Was Used Up" (first printing) (pp. 66-70) ******Tale - "The Fall of the House of Usher" (first printing) (text A) (pp. 145-152) *******Tale - "William Wilson" (reprint) (text B) (pp. 205-212) (Signed "BY EDGAR A. POE.") (Noted as "From the Gift for 1840") ********Article - "The Capitol at Washington" (first printing) (pp. 231-235) (Attributed to Poe by T. O. Mabbott) Tale - "Morella" (tale) (text D) (pp. 264-266) ********* 1839 - December (vol. V, no. 6) Tale - "The Conversation of Eiros and Charmion" (tale, first printing) (text A) (pp. 321-323) *****Tale - "The Journal of Julius Rodman" (Tale, first printing) (text x) (pp. 44-47) (This is the first chapter of the six-part series. It carries the subtitle "Introductory.") *****Tale - "The Journal of Julius Rodman" (first printing) (text x) (pp. 44-47) (This is the second chapter of the six-part series.) Tale - "Peter Pendulum, the Business Man" (first printing) (text x) (pp. 87-89) *******Tale - "The Journal of Julius Rodman" (Tale, first printing) (text x) (pp. 109-113) (This is the third chapter of the six-part series.) *******Tale - "The Journal of Julius Rodman" (Tale, first printing) (text x) (pp. 178-183) (This is the fourth chapter of the six-part series.) Misc - "Omniana" (first printing) (text x) (p. 161) (This is the first installment of the four-part series.) Poem - "Silence. A Sonnet" (reprint) (text x) (p. 166)*****Article - "A Notice of William Cullen Bryant" (article, first printing) (text x) (p. 203-205) Tale - "The Journal of Julius Rodman" (Tale, first printing) (text x) (pp. 206-210) (This is the fifth installment of the six-part series.) Misc - "Omniana" (first printing) (text x) (pp. 235-236) (This is the second installment of the series.) Article - "The Philosophy of Furniture" (first printing) (text x) (pp. 243-245) ******Article - "Some Account of Stonehenge" (article, first printing) (text x) (pp. 251-252) Tale - "The Journal of Julius Rodman" (Tale, first printing) (text x) (pp. 255-259) (This is the sixth and final installment of the series.) Misc - "Omniana" (first printing) (text x) (p. 289-290) (This is the third installment of the series.) Review of New Books (pp. 293-294) . First Edition. Three-Quarter Leather. Veery Good Minus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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