THE WORKS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE, by Edgar Allan Poe - 1914 [10 vols, Custom Leather]
The Works of Edgar Allan Poe
by Edgar Allan Poe
edited by E. C. Stedman and G. E. Woodberry
Fine edition, ten volumes. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1914
Hardback set is overall in VERY GOOD condition.
- Custom full calf covers are mostly clean, with gilt borders and decoration. Stamped "Brentano's" inside front cover. See photos.
- Boards show some wear at shoulders, a little edgewear. Corners are sharp.
- Spines have raised bands, gilt text and decoration, and are bright with firm ends. Volumes 9 and 10 have chips at head end. Please see photos for details of condition.
- Bindings are strong.
- Custom end papers/ pastedowns show little to no sign of age or wear.
- Feps have some light foxing.
- Frontispiece is present in each volume and has intact tissue guard.
- Illustrations are bright and clear, plates have marginal age-toning, lightly foxed tissue guards.
- Interiors are gently age-toned, with scattered foxing.
- Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks.
- Text block edges have deckle fore and foot edges, gilt along head.
- Volume 1: Romances of Death - Old-World Romance
- Volume 2: Tales of Conscience, Natural Beauty, and Pseudo-Science
- Volume 3: Tales of Ratiocination and Illusion
- Volume 4: Extravaganza and Caprice
- Volume 5: Tales of Adventure and Exploration
- Volume 6: On Poetry and the Poets
- Volume 7: On Novels, Essays, and Travels - Marginalia
- Volume 8: The Literati -- Minor Contemporaries, Etc.
- Volume 9: Eureka, And Miscellanies
- Volume 10: Poems
5.5 x 8.25 inches.
A handsome fine edition in custom full-calf bindings. Dedicated by the editors in honor of the University of Virginia, Poe's alma mater. The ten volumes are grouped: Vols 1-4 comprise Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque, and Vols 6-8 constitute Literary Criticism. Each volume features a portrait as frontispiece. Included are introductions and commentary by the editors.
AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.
International first class shipping includes a handling charge to cover insurance.
Domestic orders over $250 include a handling charge to cover signature confirmation.
#panoplybooks #rarebooks #bookboutique #collectiblebooks #antiquebooks #vintagebooks #bookstore