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Edgar Allan Poe

Rare books by Edgar Allan Poe, including first editions, signed first editions of finely bound copies of works such as Tales of Mystery and Imagination.

Edgar Allan Poe was an American author, poet, editor and literary critic, considered part of the American Romantic Movement. Best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre, Poe was one of the earliest American practitioners of the short story and is generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre.

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  1. 116779
    Attractively bound set of Poes works. Learn More
    £650

    Stock Code: 116779

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  2. The Works.
    A handsomely bound set. There is extra material in volume VII, which was previously unpublished. This material is; the final paragraph of "Plagiarism," "An Author's Face," "Apothegms," "Hyperism," and the eleven pieces on pp.336-349. It also has the first American publication of " The Journal of Julius Rodman" in volume... Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 114677

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  3. The Works.
    A handsomely bound set. Learn More

    Regular Price: £2,250

    Special Price £1,688

    Stock Code: 38711

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  4. 122815
    First and limited edition, first impression, one of 75 copies on Japanese vellum. This illustrated edition was published as part of the Endymion Series. From the library of Pickford Robert Waller, English designer and collector. A leading member of the aesthetic movement, Waller designed illustrations for authors including... Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 122815

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  5. The Works
    The Tamerlane edition. Number 239 of 300 sets, printed on Ruisdael hand-made paper. Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 115945

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  6. The Works.
    The Autograph edition, one of a limited edition of 150 numbered copies signed by the editors and publisher on the limitation leaf. The set collects all of Poe's works together with a biographic memoir and six volumes of literary criticism. Editors Edmund Clarence Stedman and George Edward Woodberry were both well-known poets,... Learn More
    £4,500

    Stock Code: 103856

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  7. 122609
    First trade edition, first impression. Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 122609

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  8. Tales of Mystery & Imagination.
    Signed limited edition, number 163 of 170 copies, signed by the illustrator. Learn More
    £5,750

    Stock Code: 114365

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  9. Tales of Mystery and Imagination.
    First Tudor edition, with Clarke's decadent and spidery illustrations. Learn More
    £475

    Stock Code: 88199

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  10. Tales of Mystery and Imagination.
    First Tudor edition in the publisher's box. The first version of Harry Clarke's illustrations of Tales of Mystery and Imagination (without colour plates) was published in the UK in 1919, followed by an edition with colour plates in 1923. Learn More
    £875

    Stock Code: 107047

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  11. Poe's Tales of Mystery and Imagination.
    First Rackham edition. Rackham described his images for these stories as "so horrible I was beginning to frighten myself." Learn More

    Regular Price: £650

    Special Price £436

    Stock Code: 78552

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  12. 123025
    First US trade edition with Rackham's illustrations. Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 123025

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  13. 123560comp
    Signed limited edition, number 37 of 460 copies signed by the artist. Learn More
    £3,000

    Stock Code: 123560

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  14. 122548
    First published in 1908, Clarke's illustrated edition was released in 1919 with only the black and white plates. The colour plates were first published in the 1923 expanded edition. Learn More
    £225

    Stock Code: 122548

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