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    First English Printing of Poe's Tales

    Edgar Allan Poe. Tales and Sketches: To Which is Added The Raven: A Poem. London: George Routledge & Co., 1852.

    First English edition. Twelvemo. [iv], 268 pages.

    Publisher's brown pebbled cloth with gilt spine titles. Blind rules on spine. Marbled endpapers and edges. Minor shelf and corner wear to the boards. Hinges worn but sturdy. Mild, even toning to the textblock. Small top edge dampstain to first twenty or so pages. Gift inscription dated 1853 to top of title page. All in all, a solid copy in very good condition.

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