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POE, Edgar Allan.

POE, Edgar Allan.

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 Poe's works. Learn More
    £650

    Stock Code: 116779

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  2. 38711detail
    A handsomely bound set. Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 38711

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  3. 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 There is extra material in volume VII, which was previously unpublished.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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  4. The Works
    The Tamerlane edition. Number 239 of 300 sets, printed on Ruisdael handmade paper. Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 115945

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  5. 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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  6. 128521
    First Byam Shaw edition, with 16 of Poe's most noted tales, including "The Black Cat", "A Descent into the Maelström", and "The Fall of the House of Usher". The tales collected here were first published in various newspapers and journals between 1833 and 1846, and are issued here with lavish illustrations that demonstrate... Learn More
    £675

    Stock Code: 128521

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  7. 122433detail
    Edition limited of 204 numbered copies of which this is number 181, printed on Old Stratford paper and signed by the publisher on the limitation page. A particularly bright and handsome set. Learn More
    £2,750

    Stock Code: 122433

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  8. 128723comp
    Signed limited edition, number 89 of 170 copies, signed by the illustrator. Harry Clarke (1889-1931) was a leading figure in the Irish Arts and Crafts movement, predominantly in his role as a stained-glass artist. This work was the first to establish him as an illustrator; it was subsequently reissued in 1923 with additional... Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 128723

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

    Stock Code: 123025

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  12. 123560comp
    Signed limited edition, number 37 of 460 copies signed by the artist. Rackham's "illustrations to Poe's Tales have a sharp edge of true horror, a re-emergent strain from the earlier Grimm and Wagner subjects" (ODNB). Learn More
    £3,000

    Stock Code: 123560

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