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The Life and Times of Edgar Allan Poe (Vol. 1 and Vol. 2) by  Hervey Allen - First Edition - 1926 - from Laura's Rare Books and Biblio.co.uk

The Life and Times of Edgar Allan Poe (Vol. 1 and Vol. 2)

by Allen, Hervey

Condition: Fine/No Jacket


New York: George Doran, 1926. Burgandy Boards with gold gilt lettering to spine and upper board. Gold gilt upper leave edges. Both Volumes are in FINE, almost new condition. The Slipcase (good condition) has been reinforced with tape and has a pastedown with the title and the synopsis of this biography and states these volumes have over one hundred illustrations, including portraits, engravings, prints and facsimiles, many of them previously unpublished. Always happy to send detailed photographs.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: Laura's Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 001257
  • Title: The Life and Times of Edgar Allan Poe (Vol. 1 and Vol. 2)
  • Author: Allen, Hervey
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: George Doran
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1926
  • Keywords: Rudy
  • Bookseller catalogs: Biography/Autobiography;
  • Size: 8vo


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