By Edgar Allan Poe; Charles F. Richardson
New York and London   G. P. Putnam's Sons; The Kinckerbocker Press
9" by 6" [6], iii-liii, [1], 306; [6], iii-vi, [2], 349; [6], iii-vi, [2], 349; [6], iii-vi, [2], 335; [6], iii-vi, [2], 341; [6], iii-vi, [2], 345; [6], iii-vi, [2], 370; [6], iii-vi, [2], 387; [6], iii-v, [3], 390; [6], iii-vi, [2], 350pp
A beautiful limited edition set of the complete works of Edgar Allan Poe, illustrated with ten plates to each volume, bound in a lovely half vellum.
By Edgar Allan Poe; Charles F. Richardson

1902 The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe

New York and London   G. P. Putnam's Sons; The Kinckerbocker Press
9" by 6" [6], iii-liii, [1], 306; [6], iii-vi, [2], 349; [6], iii-vi, [2], 349; [6], iii-vi, [2], 335; [6], iii-vi, [2], 341; [6], iii-vi, [2], 345; [6], iii-vi, [2], 370; [6], iii-vi, [2], 387; [6], iii-v, [3], 390; [6], iii-vi, [2], 350pp
A beautiful limited edition set of the complete works of Edgar Allan Poe, illustrated with ten plates to each volume, bound in a lovely half vellum.
£2,950.00
: 15kgs / : 770P51

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Illustrated, Leather Binding, Limited Edition

The Arnheim Edition, bound in a half vellum binding, with a raven emblem in gilt to the front boards.

A limited edition work, limited to five-hundred numbered copies. This set is lettered 'D', which indicates that there was a more severe limitation of 26 lettered copies.

Complete in ten volumes, all in protective glassine wraps.

The collected works of Edgar Allan Poe, a collection of the American author's poetry and short stories, most importantly containing his tales of mystery and the macabre.

Volume I, containing 'Poems' and 'Essays on the Poet's Art', illustrated with a frontispiece, and nine plates. Collated, complete.

Volume II, containing 'Tales', illustrated with a frontispiece, and nine plates. Collated, complete.

Volume III, containing 'Tales', illustrated with a frontispiece, and nine plates. Collated, complete.

Volume IV, containing 'Tales', illustrated with a frontispiece, and nine plates. Collated, complete.

Volume V, containing 'Tales', illustrated with a frontispiece, and nine plates. Collated, complete.

Volume VI, containing 'Tales', illustrated with a frontispiece, and nine plates. Collated, complete.

Volume VII, containing 'Criticisms', illustrated with a frontispiece, and nine plates. Collated, complete.

Volume VIII, containing 'Criticisms', illustrated with a frontispiece, and nine plates. Collated, complete.

Volume IX, containing 'Tales', illustrated with a frontispiece, and nine plates. Collated, complete.

Volume X, containing 'Miscellany', illustrated with a frontispiece, and nine plates. Collated, complete.

Critical introductions by Charles F. Richardson. 

'The Raven' is included in Volume I.

The 'Criticisms' includes essays on Elizabeth Barret Browning, Lord Tennyson, Charles Dickens, and more.

The 'Miscellany' includes 'Maelzel's Chess-Player', 'Philosophy of Furniture', 'A Chapter on Autography', and more.

Plates are printed in sepia on vellum paper.

Ink inscription of Dorothy Young Marchant to the front pastedowns.

Condition

In the original publisher's half vellum binding with paper to the boards. Externally, smart. Spines are a little discoloured, as is usual with vellum binding. Some minor marks tot he boards and spines. Light bumping to the extremities. Some light spots to the boards. Prior owner's ink inscription to the front pastedowns. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean with some odd spots.

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