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Item specifics

Subject:

Fiction

Printing Year:

1800-1849

Format:

Fine Binding

Special Attributes:

1st Edition

Fiction Type:

Collected Stories & Poems

Language:

English

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1842 RARE EDGAR ALLEN POE 1ST EDITION, ELEONORA, THE GIFT, POETRY, FINE BINDING


THE GIFT:

A CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR'S

PRESENT

FOR 1842

PHILADELPHIA

CAREY & HART

Selling here is a first edition of 'The Gift, A Christmas and New year's present for 1842', published in Philadelphia by Carey & Hart, 1842.

This contains the first issue of Edgar Allen Poe's fable 'Eleonora'. A scarce item in a beautiful original binding. FOR SALE WITHOUT RESERVE.

8vo, bound in original publishers elaborate gilt embossed red calf, the binding signed 'S. Moore Binder Phila.' to lower edge, page edges gilt.

The book measures 12.5cm by 19.3cm.

The contents are complete, meeting collation: viii, 17-322, [6]pp, with frontispiece, engraved title, six tissue guarded engraved plates and 6pp of publishers advertisements bound at rear.

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Condition:The binding is holding firmly and is in very good condition on the whole, the headcap abraded with a little loss and some moderate rubbing/darkening to extremities, otherwise bright, a few small dark flecks to the boards. Contents are holding firmly and in very good condition, with just occasional minor spots or handling marks, plates notably toned/foxed and offset onto adjacent leaves. Original yellow endpapers, upper fe removed, lower fe with ink owners inscription dated 1861.

THIS BOOK WEIGHS APPROX 1KG PACKED. Please study the pictures carefully and feel free to ask any questions.

 




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