Titel: The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, Newly ...
Verlag: Stone and Kimball, 1895, Chicago
Einband: Hard Cover
Illustrator: Sterner, Albert Edward
Zustand: Near Fine
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Issued without dust jacket
Auflage: First Edition Thus.
Art des Buches: Limited Edition
The Large Paper Issue of this 10-volume publication, an edition limited to 250 sets, of which this is number 95. Octavo. All volumes uniformly bound in full vellum, with gold lettering, and gold floral decorations to spine and upper & lower boards Printed on handmade laid paper. Outer and lower paper edges untrimmed. Published by Stone & Kimball, Chicago, 1895 (although the first few volumes carry the date 1894 on the title page). Illustrated with 20 plates by Albert Edward Sterner, plus 12 portraits of Poe & his family, 3 engravings of Poe's home, and a reproduction of one of his manuscripts. All volumes with the bookplate of Henry William Poor (1844-1915), investment broker and important book collector. Laid-in to Vol. I is a printed notice of Poor's career. -- This was the first complete edition of Poe's works, and remained the only complete edn. for many years thereafter. -- Some pages in Vols. VI, VII, VIII and X uncut. Paste-action spotting on endpapers. Occasional very light & small brownspotting on other pages. Small blemish at top of rear board of Vol. I. Otherwise this handsomely produced set is all in Fine condition. -- Kramer, "Hist. of Stone & Kimball", no. 35a. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 002576
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