Search results for: 'POE, Edgar Allan'
POE, Edgar Allan. The Works.
New York : 1903The 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, literary critics, and scholars.... Learn More£4,500.00
Stock Code: 103856
POE, Edgar Allan. Tales.
New York : 1845First edition, first printing, with the New York imprint, one of 1,500 copies issued; this copy with the half-title present.
This collection of 12 tales features some of Poe's most significant fantastical stories, such as the horrific "The Black Cat", which contains "a complementary mixture of supernaturalism and dramatic irony" (Magill, p.... Learn More£27,500.00
Stock Code: 136458
POE, Edgar Allan. "The Raven" in: The American Review: A Whig Journal of Politics, Literature, Art and Science, No. II.
New York : 1845First appearance of Poe's "Raven," which appears on p. 143 of this second number under the pseudonym "by --- Quarles." "The Raven" was an immediate success, appealing to both the popular and critical taste of its day, and readers found themselves captivated by the sensational and haunting cry of "Nevermore." Within a month, it was reprinted at least... Learn More£15,000.00
Stock Code: 143776
POE, Edgar Allan. The Works.
Chicago : 1894A 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 There is extra material in volume VII, which was previously unpublished.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 V. Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 114677
POE, Edgar Allan. The Works.
New York : 1914Edition 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£2,750.00
Stock Code: 122433
POE, Edgar Allan. Tales of Mystery and Imagination.
London : 1919First Clarke edition, deluxe signed limited issue, number 106 of 170 copies signed by the illustrator and specially bound in full vellum. Harry Clarke (1889-1931) was a leading figure in the Irish arts and crafts movement, particularly noted for his work as a stained-glass artist. This book, with Clarke's imaginings of Poe's macabre Tales, was the first... Learn More£6,500.00
Stock Code: 137514
RACKHAM, Arthur (illus.); POE, Edgar Allan. Tales of Mystery and Imagination.
London : 1935Signed 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£3,000.00
Stock Code: 123560
POE, Edgar Allan, & Charles Baudelaire (trans.) Histoires extraordinaires; Nouvelles histoires extraordinaires.
Paris : 1884First editions thus, each number 66 of 100 copies on Japon paper, of Poe's classic tales. Each volume has an original watercolour by Swiss artist Evert van Muyden (1853-1922), who left Rome to study at Geneva's Beaux-Arts around 1884. Van Muyden is best known for his illustrations of plants and animals inspired by the Paris Museum National d'Histoire... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 141759
CLARKE, Harry (illus.); POE, Edgar Allan. Tales of Mystery and Imagination.
New York : 1933First 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£875.00
Stock Code: 107047
ARABIAN NIGHTS; GALLAND, Antoine (trans.) Les mille & une nuits.
Paris : 1881Limited edition, from a stated issue of 10 copies printed on japon (this copy unnumbered); a further 170 copies were issued printed on Holland paper, 20 on China paper, and 20 on Whatman paper. The publishing company Librairie des bibliophiles was founded by Damase Jouast (1834-1893) to publish exceptional editions of the great works of French and world... Learn More£650.00
Stock Code: 130843
IRVING, Washington; COBURN, Frederick Simpson (illus.) Rip Van Winkle.
New York : 1905An attractively-bound copy of Washington Irving's classic work, illustrated by Frederick Simpson Coburn (1871-1960), a Canadian painter who illustrated a number of authors, including Charles Dickens, Edgar Allan Poe, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, and Robert Browning. The first Coburn-illustrated edition of Rip Van Winkle was published in 1899. Learn More£150.00
Stock Code: 123554
DICKENS, Charles. Barnaby Rudge.
Philadelphia : 1842 [i.e. 1841]First US edition in book form, inscribed by the author on his first visit to America on the vignette title page: "George Morris from Charles Dickens New York. First June 1842".
The recipient was the noted American journalist and poet George Pope Morris (1802-1864), editor and founder of various papers including the New-York Mirror and... Learn More£45,000.00
Stock Code: 143156
DICKENS, Charles. The Old Curiosity Shop.
Philadelphia : 1842Second US edition in book form, inscribed by the author on his first visit to America on the title page: "George Morris from Charles Dickens New York. First June 1842".
The recipient was the noted American journalist and poet George Pope Morris (1802-1864), editor and founder of various papers including the New-York Mirror and Ladies'... Learn More£45,000.00
Stock Code: 143159
[PARGETER, Edith.] PETERS, Ellis. Death and the Joyful Woman.
London : 1961First edition, first impression of the author's third novel as Ellis Peters, for which she was awarded the Edgar Allan Poe Award by the Mystery Writers of America. "Ellis Peters became Pargeter's most successful literary incarnation and the name by which she is best known as a writer" (ODNB). Scarce in anything approaching this condition. Learn More£875.00
Stock Code: 107102
CHAMBERS, Robert W. The King in Yellow.
Chicago & New York : 1895First edition of this collection of short stories, the second book from American author Robert W. Chambers (1865-1933). Bleiler called The King in Yellow "a mind destroying book" (Bleiler) and "one of the most important works of supernatural horror between Edgar Allan Poe and modern horror fiction" (Bleiler, Supernatural Fiction Writers, p.... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 139919
DOUGLAS, Norman. Experiments.
London : 1925First UK trade edition, first impression, originally printed privately at Florence in April 1925. "The text differs from both the privately printed and American editions. It contains the revised version of "D. H. Lawrence and Maurice Magnus: A Plea for Better Manners", not included in the privately printed edition, and the book-reviews and dedication... Learn More£75.00
Stock Code: 97955
[STEPHENS, John Lloyd.] Incidents of Travel in Egypt, Arabia Petraea, and the Holy Land.
New York : 1837First edition, presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the front free endpaper, "Francis illegible Grant from his friend the author", part of the inscription blotted out, apparently correcting the first names of the recipient.
John Lloyd Stephens (1805-1852), along with Frederick Catherwood, is best known as one of the pioneers of Mayan... Learn More£650.00
Stock Code: 139468