Tales of Mystery and Imagination

By: Poe, Edgar Allan; illustrated by Arthur Rackham

Price: NZ$385.00

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Previous owner's signature on front endpaper. Some spots of foxing to page edges. A few scattered specks of staining to page edges at lower front fore-edges. Overall a nice original copy of the 1935 first trade edition. Captioned tissue guards present to all colour plates. No tears or chips to cloth. Touch of rubbing to cloth at extremities of corners and ends of spine. Hinges intact with no splitting at gutters. No dust-jacket.; First trade edition. 318 pages + 12 colour plates (including frontispiece) + 17 black-and-white plates. Charcoal grey cloth boards with gilt skeleton on front board. Gilt lettering on spine and front board. Top page edges dyed grey. Endpapers with skeleton illustrations. Page dimensions: 250 x 190mm. 25 short stories of Edgar Allan Poe, with illustrations by Arthur Rackham. [Bibliographical reference: Riall, page 189.] The 25 stories in this volume are: The Imp of the Perverse; The Tell-Tale Heart; A Descent into the Maelstrom; The Cask of Amontillado; The Premature Burial; Hop-Frog; The Assignation; King Pest; The Pit and the Pendulum; The Masque of the Red Death; The Man of the Crowd; The Fall of the House of Usher; The Oval Portrait; The Gold Bug; Ligeia; Eleonora; Berenice; Morella; Ms. Found in a Bottle; William Wilson; The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar; Metzengerstain; The Murders in the Rue Morgue; The Mystery of Marie RogĂȘt; The Purloined Letter.; 4to

Title: Tales of Mystery and Imagination

Author Name: Poe, Edgar Allan; illustrated by Arthur Rackham

Illustrator: Illustrated by Rackham, Arthur

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap: (1935)

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 20120

Keywords: Edgar Allan Poe Tales Arthur Rackham Art Illustrated