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Poe, Edgar Allan (1809-1849) Two Titles: The Gift [and] The Poetical Works.

$277$225
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2891T Location: Boston Date / Time: May 18, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Poe, Edgar Allan (1809-1849) Two Titles: The Gift [and] The Poetical Works. Philadelphia: Carey & Hart, 1843 [and] London: J & C Brown & Co., [no date]. Two octavo volumes, The Gift contains Poe's story, The Pit and the Pendulum, which appears on pages 133 through 152; it is bound in tan calf, ornately tooled in gilt, a.e.g., nicely preserved, some light rubbing, two corners slightly bumped, occasional foxing to contents, 7 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.
[and] The Poetical Works, with a Notice of Poe's Life and Genius by James Hannay, illustrated throughout, in contemporary green gilt-decorated cloth by Bone & Son, a.e.g., spine darkened, some spotting to contents, first few preliminaries coming loose, 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 in. (2)
Estimate $400-600


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Keywords

Edgar Allan, London, James Hannay, Philadelphia