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    [Edgar Allan Poe]. N. P. Willis, J. R. Lowell and R. W. Griswold. The Works of the Late Edgar Allan Poe. New York: J. S. Redfield, 1850. First edition, first printing, first binding. Portrait frontispiece in Volume I. Green cloth with the covers blindstamped and the spine ruled in blind and stamped in gilt. Very good.

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    The Works of the Late Edgar Allan Poe: With Notices of His Life and Genius By N. P. Willis, J. R. Lowell, and R. W. Griswold. In Two Volumes.

    Two octavo volumes. xx, 483 pages with four pages of advertisements at the rear paged 1, 9, 6; vi, 495 pages.

    Very minor rubbing, lightly bumped corners and spine ends, top edges are darkened and spines are discolored especially towards the head. Very minor foxing to preliminary pages. Very good condition.   

    First edition, first printing, first binding points: Last page of advertisements in volume one states "Was Published on the First of April" under the American Drawing-Book Part one. First binding due to the spine ruled in bindstamp, gold-stamped small rule between volume number and volume title, covers blindstmpaed iwht three-line rule frame and four floral cornerpieces and unsigned centerpieces. Eyllow endpapers. BAL 16158



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